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Great American Scream Machine

Six Flags Great Adventure

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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