Monorail (Cedar Point)

Ride
Monorail
Cedar Point
Location Sandusky, Ohio, USA
Status Defunct
Operated 20 June 1959 to 1965
Summit Beach Park
Location Akron, Ohio, USA
Operated 1957 to 1958
Statistics
Manufacturer Ohio Mechanical Handling Company
Type
HELP

Monorail was a suspended Monorail manufactured by the Ohio Mechanical Handling Company that previously operated at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, USA. It originally operated at Summit Beach Park in Akron, Ohio, USA.

History

Monorail was installed at Summit Beach Park in 1957. Following the closure of the park in 1958, the Monorail was relocated to Cedar Point where it opened on June 20, 1959.[1][2][3] The ride produced more income than any other ride at the park that season, and recorded 13,000 riders in a single day.[4] It was removed in 1965.[5]

References

  1. "Cleveland Eyes Akron Monorail". The Akron Beacon Journal (in English). 1959-07-14. p. 25. Retrieved 2022-12-17.
  2. "Cedar Point's sensational new ride: The Monorail". News Herald. 1959-06-26. p. 2. Retrieved 2022-12-17.
  3. "Clipped From The Sandusky Register". The Sandusky Register. 1959-06-22. p. 9. Retrieved 2022-12-17.
  4. "13 Defunct Theme Park Monorails - Coaster101" (in English). 2024-01-18. Retrieved 2024-02-02.
  5. "Bob-Tales". News Herald. 1965-10-25. p. 1. Retrieved 2022-12-17.
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