Designed by Herbert Paul Schmeck and built by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company, Thunderhawk at Dorney Park is one of the oldest continually operating roller coasters. Reconfigured in 1930, Thunderhawk is a traditional "out and back" wooden coaster with two crossovers that form an unusual figure 8.
|1923||Wood||Out and Back||Herbert Schmeck, PTC|
|Height: 80 feet||Drop: 65 feet|
|Top Speed: 45 mph||Length: 2,767 feet|
|Trains: 2 - 24 passenger||Train Mfg: Philadelphia Toboggan Co.|
|Ride Time: 1 minute, 18 seconds|
1989 - Coaster renamed Thunderhawk.
Train has four cars with three rows each, seating two abreast per row.
Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall
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