Herbert Paul Schmeck designed this "double out and back" wooden roller coaster for in 1946. While slightly modified during a remodel in 1978, the Comet roller coaster continues to be a top attraction on the midway at Hersheypark.
|1946||Wood||Double Out and Back||Herb Schmeck, PTC|
|Drop: 78 feet||Height: 82 feet|
|Length: 3,360 feet||Trains: 2 - 24 passenger|
|Ride Time: 1 minute, 45 seconds||Top Speed: 50 mph|
|Train Mfg: Philadelphia Toboggan Co.|
Train has four cars with three rows each, seating two abreast per row.
Ride capacity: 830 passengers per hour
Height requirement: Riders must be at least 42 inches tall with an adult or 48 inches to ride alone
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