Lost Coaster of Superstition Mountain

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Lost Coaster of Superstition Mountain
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Indiana Beach
Location Monticello, Indiana, USA
Status Operating since June 8, 2002
Replaced Superstition Mountain
Statistics
Manufacturer Custom Coasters International, Inc.
Type Wooden - Enclosed
Riders per train 8
Propulsion Elevator lift
Height 35 feet
Top speed 20 mph
Length 1400 feet
Inversions 0
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Lost Coaster of Superstition Mountain is a wooden roller coaster located at Indiana Beach in Monticello, Indiana, USA. It was the last roller coaster completed by Custom Coasters International, Inc. (the company went bankrupt while building the New Mexico Rattler at Cliff's Amusement Park). The majority of the roller coaster is enclosed.

History

Superstition Mountain was originally an electrically powered dark ride built in-house and opened in 1978. In November 2001, Custom Coasters International, Inc. announced that they would be replacing it with a roller coaster. The elevator lift was also added at this time.[1] Lost Coaster of Superstition Mountain opened on June 8, 2002.

Design

A train in the elevator lift
Elements

The ride is built around an artificial mountain, which it enters several times. It begins with an elevator lift, which lifts a section of track with a train directly upwards. This is followed by many tight turns and small drops.

Trains

Each train has two cars, each with two rows facing each-other. The cars are enclosed with a wire-mesh cage.

References

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Articles on Indiana Beach