A lift hill is a transport device that is used to pull a train up a hill on a roller coaster. Lift hills always include anti-rollback mechanisms, also known as "chain dogs". Methods of lifting the train include a chain, a cable or tires.
Types of lift hill[edit | edit source]
Chain lift[edit | edit source]
See chain lift.
Tire propelled lift[edit | edit source]
Cable lift[edit | edit source]
See cable lift.
Catch car lift[edit | edit source]
See catch car lift
Spiral lift[edit | edit source]
See spiral lift.
Electric spiral lift[edit | edit source]
See electric spiral lift.
Elevator lift[edit | edit source]
See elevator lift.
Ferris wheel lift[edit | edit source]
See Ferris wheel lift.
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- on Wikipedia.
|Roller coaster descriptions|
|Basic elements||Brake run • Station|
|Advanced elements||Bunny hill • Headchopper • Inversions • Pre-Drop • Tunnel|
|Propulsion||Lift hill (Cable • Catch car • Chain • Electric spiral • Elevator • Ferris wheel • Friction wheel • Spiral)|
|Technology||Block brakes • On-ride camera • On-ride soundtrack • Train • car • Track • Transfer track • Wheel assembly|
|Other||Exclusive ride time • POV • Queue line • Rollback • Theming|
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