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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.


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 ...


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


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


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


These slides first appeared during the 17th century throughout Russia, with a particular concentration in the area of in what would become St. Petersburg.


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 ...