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Steamin' Demon

The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom

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The park's first looping and significant roller coaster built after changing its name from Storytown USA to The Great Escape. Steamin' Demon is one of the world's first looping corkscrew coasters that spent its early years operating at New Orleans' Pontchartrain Beach. This extended version of the Arrow Corkscrew coaster adds a "vertical loop" to the double out and back layout, immediately following the first drop and just before curve turn into the double corkscrew.

Roller Coaster Stats

Year Track Type Designer
1978 Steel Loop Corkscrew, Out and Back Arrow Dynamics
  • Height
    85
    feet
  • Drop
    65
    feet
  • Angle Of Descent
    45°
    degrees
  • Length
    1,565
    feet
  • Top Speed
    40
    miles per hour
  • Inversions
    3
    upside down elements
  • Ride Time
    1 minute, 30 seconds
    minutes : seconds
  • Number Of Trains
    1 - 28 passenger
     
  • Train Designer
    Arrow Dynamics
     

Steamin' Demon Facts & History

1984 – Relocated to The Great Escape and renamed.

1978-1983 – Ragin' Cajun operated at Pontchartrain Beach (New Orleans, LA).

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

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall

Where to Coast

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