Built in 1951, the Comet at Waldameer Park still offers the same ride experience as it did the day it opened. This 1,400-foot long "double out and back" junior wooden coaster was designed by Herb Paul Schmeck and built by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company. Today, the Comet has been designated an "ACE Classic Coaster" by the American Coaster Enthusiasts for preserving the original ride experience.
|1951||Wood||Junior Double Out and Back||Herb Schmeck, PTC|
|Drop: 25 feet||Height: 40 feet|
|Length: 1,400 feet||Trains: 2 - 16 passenger|
|Ride Time: 1 minute, 30 seconds||Top Speed: 25 mph|
|Train Mfg: Philadelphia Toboggan Co.|
Train has four cars with two rows each, seating two abreast per row.
Height requirement: Riders must be at least 46 inches tall
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