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A roller coaster is a type of amusement ride that employs a form of elevated railroad track designed with tight turns, steep slopes, and sometimes inversions.


The roller coaster traces its origins to Russia, where wood-framed ice slides sent sledders ... Patent #, Date Granted, Inventor, Description, Operating Notes.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


The Rollercoaster Was Invented to Save America From Satan. In the 1880s, LaMarcus Thompson was troubled by America's slide into hedonism and immorality.


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 ...


The origin of the Roller Coaster dates back to the Russian Ice Slides built in the ... as to who actually added wheels to the equation and created a rolling coaster.


Oct 16, 2011 ... It was this roller coaster, the Switchback Railway, that sparked the first ... the Switchback Railway to Coney Island was the inventor LaMarcus ...