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Big Bad John

Magic Springs & Crystal Falls

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Roller Coaster Stats

Year Track Type Designer
1971 Steel Mine Train Arrow Dynamics
  • Height
    41
    feet
  • Drop
    32
    feet
  • Length
    2,349
    feet
  • Top Speed
    37
    miles per hour
  • Ride Time
    3 minutes
    minutes : seconds
  • Number Of Trains
    3 - 30 passenger
     
  • Train Designer
    Arrow Dynamics
     

Big Bad John Facts & History

2002 – Relocated from Dollywood and renamed Big Bad John.

1989-1998 – Operated at Dollywood (Pigeon Forge, TN) as Thunder Express.

1971-1988 – Operated at Six Flags St. Louis (Eureka, MS) as one of two tracks on the River King Mine Ride.

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

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 42 inches tall

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