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Texas Cyclone

Texas Cyclone

roller coaster
Texas Cyclone
Texas Cyclone layout.jpg
Six Flags AstroWorld
Location Houston, Texas, USA
Status Defunct
Operated June 12, 1976 to October 30, 2005
Builder Frontier Construction Company
Designer / calculations Don Rosser, William Cobb
Type Wooden
Riders per train 24
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height93 feet
Drop80 feet
Length3180 feet
Steepest drop53°

Texas Cyclone was a wooden roller coaster located at Six Flags AstroWorld in Houston, Texas, USA. It closed with the park on October 30, 2005 and was subsequently demolished.

Design[edit | edit source]

The layout was a mirror-image of that of the original Cyclone at Coney Island however Texas Cyclone was taller and longer.

Trains[edit | edit source]

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

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