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
See chain lift.
Tire propelled lift
See cable lift.
See spiral lift.
Electric spiral lift
See electric spiral lift.
See elevator lift.
Ferris wheel lift
See ferris wheel lift.
- on Wikipedia.
|Roller coaster descriptions|
|Basic elements||Brake run • Station|
|Advanced elements||Bunny hill • Headchopper • Inversions • Pre-Drop • Tunnel|
|Propulsion||Lift hill (Cable lift • Chain lift • Elevator lift • Ferris wheel lift)|
|Technology||Block brakes • On-ride camera • On-ride soundtrack • Train • car • Track • Transfer track • Underfriction • Wheel|
|Other||POV • Queue line • Rollback • Theming|
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