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How It Started

Knudsen's Inclined Plane Railway Patent

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Richard Knudsen in 1878 obtained a patent for the Inclined Plane Railway. He was the first person to obtain a patent for a roller coaster. Unfortunately, it never opened.

Richard Knudson's Patent

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