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Blue Streak

Cedar Point

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This is the oldest operating roller coaster at Cedar Point. Blue Streak is a classic "out and back" wooden coaster designed by Frank Hoover and John Allen and built by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company. After climbing the 78-foot tall lift hill, riders will embark down a 72-foot drop to expereince more than a half dozen hills, turns and plenty of "airtime". Since its opening on May 23, 1964, Blue Streak has given more than 54 million rides.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1964 Wood Out and Back Frank Hoover, John Allen, PTC

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Angle Of Descent: 45°
  • Drop: 72 feet
  • Height: 78 feet
  • Length: 2,558 feet
  • Trains: 2 - 24 passenger
  • Ride Time: 1 minute, 45 seconds
  • Top Speed: 40 mph
  • Train Mfg: Philadelphia Toboggan Co.

Blue Streak Facts & History

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

Ride capacity: 1,300 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall

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