Serpent (Six Flags AstroWorld)

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Serpent
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Six Flags AstroWorld
Location Houston, Texas, USA
Status Defunct
Operated 1969 to October 30, 2005
Statistics
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics
Type Steel - Mine Train - Hybrid - Terrain - Family
Product Mini Mine Train
Riders per train 24
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Top speed 14 mph
Length 810 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 1:29
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Serpent was a steel family roller coaster located at Six Flags AstroWorld in Houston, Texas, USA. It was built by Arrow Dynamics and opened in 1969 making it the park's first roller coaster and the last Mini Mine Train to be built by Arrow. Also opened that year was the Bamboo Shoot log flume.[1] The ride closed with AstroWorld in 2005 and was later scrapped.

Design

Green track and a green train.

Trains

Single train with 6 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 24 riders per train.

References

  1. "Astroworld opens colorful new season", Hattiesburg American.

External links

  • Serpent on the Roller Coaster DataBase.