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Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom

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Possessed is prototype inverted, launched shuttle coaster was designed by Intamin and originally operated at Geauga Lake before being relocated to Dorney Park. One 28-passenger train is suspended from an overhead inverted tubular steel track. The 'U' shape layout features a horizontal section of track with two vertical spikes at either end. The forward spike features a spiraling ascent and the rear spike is a straight 90-degree ascent. Using high-tech linear induction motors, Possessed propels the train forwards and backwards until they reach the top of the 181-foot tall spikes. To add to the thrill a magnetic brake on the rear spike catches the train, holding it for a few seconds surprising unsuspecting riders.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
2008 Steel Impulse, Inverted Shuttle Intamin AG

Roller Coaster Stats

Angle Of Descent: 90 degrees Drop: 181 feet
Height: 181 feet Launch: LIM
Length: 640 feet Trains: 1 - 28 passenger
Top Speed: 70 mph

Possessed Facts

Features: Forward spiraling vertical spike. LIM brake on rear vertical spike.

2000 – Opens at Six Flags Over Ohio under the name Superman Ultimate Escape.

2004 – Superman Ultimate Escape is renamed Steel Venom after Cedar Fair purchases the park from Six Flags.

2006 – Steel Venom is closed and removed from Geauga Lake.

2008 – Relocated to Dorney Park and renamed Voodoo.

2009 – Renamed Possessed

Train has fourteen cars with one row each, seating two abreast per row.

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