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The oldest roller coaster in operation is Leap-the-Dips at Lakemont Park. The oldest roller coaster which has operated continuously since its opening is Scenic Railway at Luna Park Melbourne.
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Steel[edit | edit source]
|1st||1928||Montaña Suiza[nb 2]||Parque de Atracciones Monte Igueldo||San Sebastián, Gipuzkoa, Basque Country, Spain||Erich Heidrich|
|2nd||1930||Rodelbaan||Waarbeek||Hengelo, Overijssel, Netherlands||In-House|
|3rd||1950||Little Dipper||Conneaut Lake Park||Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania, USA||Allan Herschell Company|
|4th||1952||Little Dipper||Memphis Kiddie Park||Brooklyn, Ohio, USA||Allan Herschell Company|
|Little Dipper||Quassy Amusement Park||Middlebury, Connecticut, USA||Allan Herschell Comapny|
|5th||1953||Roller Coaster||Hanayashiki Amusement Park||Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo, Japan||TOGO|
|6th||1955||Wild Chipmunk||Lakeside Amusement Park||Denver, Colorado, USA||Miller Manufacturing|
|7th||1956-1957||Little Dipper||Midway Park||Bemus Point, New York, USA||Allan Herschell Company|
|8th||1957||Jet Coaster||Misaki Park||Osaka, Osaka, Japan||Meiwa|
Notes[edit | edit source]
- Wild One originally operated as Giant Coaster at Paragon Park in Massachusetts, USA. It was moved to Six Flags America in 1986 and was restored to its original condition.
- It has been said that this roller coaster opened with wooden track that was later converted to steel.
|Roller coasters||Tallest (Worldwide • Africa • Asia • Europe • North America)|
Fastest (Worldwide • Africa • Asia • Europe • North America)
|Amusement parks||Most roller coasters • Most inversions|