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History of the roller coaster

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The history of the roller coaster stretches back to ice slides constructed in 18th century Russia and spans all the way to the many and varied coasters of today.

Roller Coaster History

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A Brief History of Roller Coasters. Russian Mountains. The roller coaster traces its origins to Russia, where wood-framed ice slides sent sledders down 70-foot ...

Roller Coaster History Timeline | Significant Milestones

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Timeline showcasing the significant events and milestones in the history of the roller coaster.

First roller coaster in America opens - Jun 16, 1884 - HISTORY.com

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On this day in History, First roller coaster in America opens on Jun 16, 1884. Learn more about what happened today on History.

The History of the Roller Coaster - PBS

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A Century of Screams: The History of the Roller Coaster illustration of coaster The roller coaster has its origins in St. Petersburg, Russia, as a simple slide that ...

Roller Coaster History - How Roller Coasters Work | HowStuffWorks

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Roller coasters have a long, fascinating history. The direct ancestors of roller coasters were monumental ice slides -- long, steep wooden slides covered in ice,  ...

A Brief History of the Roller Coaster - Popular Mechanics

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May 7, 2013 ... Russian daredevils, Ulysses S. Grant, and Ferrari have all contributed to the dizzying history of the roller coaster. Sit back and hold on.

History of the Roller Coaster - Kidzworld

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Roller Coasters have had a long and bumpy ride to becoming the most well- known (and often feared!) amusement park attractions, whether they give you an  ...

Amusement Park Physics -- Roller Coaster - Annenberg Learner

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Information about roller coaster history and selected rides. ... In the 1600s in Russia, the forerunners of present-day roller coasters were huge blocks of ice that ...

The History of the Roller Coaster - Infographic - AreaVibes

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Infographic about the history of the roller coaster as well as interesting roller coaster records like: fastest, tallest, steepest and longest roller coasters.