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Big Bad John

Magic Springs & Crystal Falls

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Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1971 Steel Mine Train Arrow Dynamics

Roller Coaster Stats

Drop: 32 feet Height: 41 feet
Length: 2,349 feet Trains: 3 - 30 passenger
Ride Time: 3 minutes Top Speed: 37 mph
Train Mfg: Arrow Dynamics

Big Bad John Facts

2002 – Relocated from Dollywood and renamed Big Bad John.

1989-1998 – Operated at Dollywood (Pigeon Forge, TN) as Thunder Express.

1971-1988 – Operated at Six Flags St. Louis (Eureka, MS) as one of two tracks on the River King Mine Ride.

Train has five cars with three rows each, seating two abreast per row.

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 42 inches tall

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