Steel Hawg

Roller coaster
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Steel Hawg
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Indiana Beach
Location Monticello, Indiana, USA
Status Operating since July 5, 2008
Manufacturer S&S Worldwide
Product El Loco
Type Steel
Riders per train 4
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 96 feet
Top speed 41 mph
Inversions 2
Drop angle 111°
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Steel Hawg is a steel roller coaster located at Indiana Beach in Monticello, Indiana, USA. The ride, which was built by S&S Worldwide, was the steepest roller coaster in the world from its opening on July 5, 2008 until the opening of Mumbo Jumbo at Flamingo Land the following year. It remained the steepest roller coaster in the United States until Cannibal at Lagoon opened in 2015.[1]


Steel Hawg is the first El Loco to be produced.

Alongside the steep chain lift hill and the "beyond-vertical" drop, the ride also features an outward-banked turn, a dive loop taken slowly enough that riders experience "hang-time", and a downward heartline roll.


One of the cars

4 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 4 riders per car. Riders are held in by lap bars and small shoulder restraints.



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Steepest roller coaster
July 5, 2008 - July 3, 2009
Preceded by
SpongeBob SquarePants Rock Bottom Plunge
Steepest roller coaster
July 5, 2008 - July 3, 2009
Succeeded by
Mumbo Jumbo

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