Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc.

Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters
Hatfield, Pennsylvania, USA
Founded 1904
Coasters built 107

Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters is a roller coaster manufacturer located in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, USA.[1] The company manufactures wooden roller coasters and their trains.

History[edit | edit source]

The company was established in 1904 as Philadelphia Carousel Company by Henry B. Auchy and Chester Albright after the pair acquired a business from Edward Joy Morris the previous year. The company built amusement devices such as carousels, roller coasters, and their trains. The company stopped manufacturing carousels in the 1930s.[2] Their last ground-up coaster was Screamin' Eagle which opened in 1976, they continue to make wooden coaster trains.

The name of the company was changed to Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters in the early 1990s.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. About Us - History - Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc.
  2. "The magical world of carousels", The Record (August 15, 1976), pp. 46. Retrieved on October 23, 2020.

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