Steamin' Demon

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Steamin' Demon
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The corkscrew element.
Great Escape
Location Queensbury, New York, USA
Status Operating since May 26, 1984
Pontchartrain Beach
Location New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Operated 1978 to 1983
Statistics
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics
Product Loop & Corkscrew
Type Steel
Riders per train 28
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 95 feet
Drop 65 feet
Top speed 45 mph
Length 1565 feet
Inversions 3
Drop angle 45°
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Steamin' Demon is a steel roller coaster located at The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom in Queensbury, New York, USA. It was built by Arrow Dynamics and opened at its current location on May 26, 1984.

Steamin' Demon was the second roller coaster built at Great Escape and the first with inversions.

History

The ride first operated at Pontchartrain Beach in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. It opened in 1978 and was called Ragin' Cajun. It closed in 1983 and was relocated to Great Escape in Queensbury, New York, where it opened the following year.

In 2016, the ride received virtual reality headgear showing a New Revolution film that many other Six Flags parks received.[1]

Design

Elements

Steamin' Demon features a height of 95 feet, a drop of 65 feet and a max speed of 45 mph.[2]

The track is painted orange with yellow rails and the supports are painted blue. Previously, the track was painted orange. The track supports were green and the corkscrew supports yellow.

Trains

Single train with 7 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 28 riders per train.

Images

References

External links


Articles on Great Escape