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The Legend

Arnolds Park

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Celebrating its 80th anniversary in the summer of 2007, The Legend roller coaster at Arnolds park is the 13th oldest operating wooden coaster in the United States. Designed by John A. Miller this wooden coaster features a figure eight layout that wraps around this historic lakeside amusement park. The Legend roller coaster starts with a six-story lift that sets the three-car train in motion to travel the 2,000-foot long track in just over one minute.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1927 Wood Freeform Figure 8 John A. Miller, John F. Pierce, Harry Baker

Roller Coaster Stats

Drop: 63 feet Height: 63 feet
Length: 2,000 feet Trains: 1 - 18 passenger
Ride Time: 1 minute, 12 seconds Top Speed: 50 mph
Train Mfg: Philadelphia Toboggan Co.

The Legend Facts

Fact: Formerly called the Giant Coaster.

1989 - The roller coaster was rebuilt and the train was replaced with a new three-car train from PTC.

1996 - Renamed The Legend

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

Where to Coast

Visit Arnolds Park to ride this attraction.

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