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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roller_coaster

A roller coaster is a type of amusement ride attraction that utilizes a form of elevated railroad .... The inventors of this ride, Stephen E. Jackman and Byron B. Floyd, claim that they were the first to use the term "roller coaster". The term jet coaster ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-roller-coaster-in-america-opens

On this day in History, First roller coaster in America opens on Jun 16, 1884. ... The hot dog is said to have been invented at Coney Island in 1867 by Charles ...

www.rollercoastermuseum.org/history-of-the-roller-coaster

The oldest roller coasters descended from the so-called "Russian Mountains," which ... Although the groundwork for the invention of the roller coaster was laid in ...

www.davison.com/blog/2013/08/20/the-history-of-the-roller-coaster

Aug 20, 2013 ... The idea for this invention known as the roller coaster began in Europe. However , a primitive kind of roller coaster was unintentionally being ...

www.aceonline.org/coasterhistory

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 ...

www.ultimaterollercoaster.com/coasters/history/start

Every history has a starting point and most roller coaster historians agree that the roller coaster's origins were the Russian Ice Slides. Russian Ice Slides

www.ultimaterollercoaster.com/coasters/history/start/america.shtml

The first American roller coaster was not built at an amusement park or city, but in the ... Richard Knudson was the first to patent a coaster-like invention in 1878, ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/history/the-rollercoaster-was-invented-to-save-ameri

Jun 23, 2015 ... The Rollercoaster Was Invented to Save America From Satan. In the 1880s, LaMarcus Thompson was troubled by America's slide into ...

www.kidzworld.com/article/27217-history-of-the-roller-coaster

Inventing the roller coaster was a slippery slope – literally! The very first version of a roller coaster is thought to have been invented by Russians in the 16th and ...