This is the oldest operating roller coaster at Cedar Point. Blue Streak is a classic "out and back" wooden coaster designed by Frank Hoover and John Allen and built by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company. After climbing the 78-foot tall lift hill, riders will embark down a 72-foot drop to expereince more than a half dozen hills, turns and plenty of "airtime". Since its opening on May 23, 1964, Blue Streak has given more than 54 million rides.
|1964||Wood||Out and Back||Frank Hoover, John Allen, PTC|
|Angle Of Descent: 45 degrees||Drop: 72 feet|
|Height: 78 feet||Length: 2,558 feet|
|Trains: 2 - 24 passenger||Ride Time: 1 minute, 45 seconds|
|Top Speed: 40 mph||Train Mfg: Philadelphia Toboggan Co.|
Train has four cars with three rows each, seating two abreast per row.
Ride capacity: 1,300 passengers per hour
Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall
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