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Great American Scream Machine

Six Flags Over Georgia

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Together John C. Allen, Don Rosser and William Cobb designed and Philadelphia Toboggan Company built this wooden coaster for Six Flags Over Georgia in 1973. Featuring an "out and back" layout, Great American Scream Machine, is an exciting two minute roller coaster ride with multiple hills after the 89-foot first drop.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1973 Wood Out and Back John C. Allen, PTC

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Angle Of Descent: 45°
  • Drop: 89 feet
  • Height: 105 feet
  • Length: 3,800 feet
  • Trains: 2 - 24 passenger
  • Ride Time: 2 minutes
  • Top Speed: 57 mph
  • Train Mfg: Philadelphia Toboggan Co.

Great American Scream Machine Facts & History

Serial number: 142

2018 – Trains ran backwards from opening day through May 13 for the 45th anniversary.

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

Ride capacity: 1,200 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 42 inches tall

Where to Coast

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