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Corkscrew

The Corkscrew gets its name from the distinctive corkscrew inversion element. Cedar Point's construction of the ride puts the corkscrew inversions directly over the midway, requiring park visitors to pass underneath the spiralling trains as they journey through the park.


Corkscrew Specs
Operating Since:
May 15, 1976
Manufacturer:
Arrow Dynamics, Inc.
Cost:
$1,750,000
Steel Corkscrew
Length:
2050 ft
Height:
85 ft
Speed:
48 mph
Inversions:
3
Trains:
3 trains
6 cars per train
4 riders per car
(4 rows of 2 seats)
Ride Duration:
2:00
Ride Capacity:
1800 riders per hour

One of the early Arrow corkscrew rides, this coaster was the first to feature 3 inversions: one vertical loop followed by a double corkscrew roll. Nicely positioned on the Cedar Point midway, park guests pass under the double corkscrew on their way toward the back end of the park. The Corkscrew is decorated with a red, white and blue color scheme to celebrate America's bicentennial on the year of its opening.


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