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Great American Scream Machine

Six Flags Great Adventure

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This roller coaster delivered its final rides on July 18, 2010 and was replaced by the Green Lantern in 2011.

Six Flags Great Adventure opened the second of three seven-inversion custom looping coasters built at Six Flags Theme Parks by Arrow Dynamics. Similar to its sister coaster at Six Flags Great America, the Great American Scream Machine added 3 feet to the lift hill to become the tallest looping roller coaster when it opened in 1989. It's height was surpassed a year later by the third Arrow looper, Viper, at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1989 Steel Multielement Looping Arrow Dynamics

Roller Coaster Stats

Drop: 155 feet Height: 173 feet
Inversions: 7 Length: 3,800 feet
Trains: 3 - 28 passenger Ride Time: 2 minutes, 20 seconds
Top Speed: 68 mph Train Mfg: Arrow Dyanmics

Great American Scream Machine Facts

Closing date: July 18, 2010

Inversions: 3 Vertical Loops, Boomerang (Batwing), Double Corkscrew

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

Ride capacity: 1,680 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 54 inches tall

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