Tornado (Petticoat Junction)

Roller coaster in the United States
Petticoat Junction
Location Panama City, Florida, USA
Status Defunct
Operated 1970 to 1984
Manufacturer Philadelphia Toboggan Company
Builder Frank F. Hoover
Designer / calculations John C. Allen
Type Wooden
Track layout Double Out and Back
Riders per train 18
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Serial number 139a
Inversions 0

Tornado was a wooden roller coaster built by US manufacturer Philadelphia Toboggan Company previously located at Petticoat Junction in Panama City, Florida, USA.


The Tornado was built using parts from the Tornado at Wedgewood Village. However, their layouts were completly different, thus making it a new coaster instead of a relocation.



3 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 3 rows, for a total of 18 riders per train.

External links

  • Tornado on the Roller Coaster DataBase.