Linnanmäki wooden Rollercoaster (since 1951)
Linnanmäki Rollercoaster opened 13. july 1951. Track was builted by Danish engineer Svend Jarlström. Linnanmäki Rollercoaster is based on the same drawings as Rutscebanen (1932) in Bakken Denmark.
Svend Jarlström. The Man and his new track in 1951!
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|Designer:||Valdemar Lebeck (designed also Tivoli 1914 (DK) and Bakken 1932 (DK) Rollercoasters|
|Manufacturer:||Svend Jarlström (DK) (manufactured also Bakken's Rutschebanen)|
|First Season:||opened 13.7.1951|
|Number of Vehicles:||4|
|Passengers per Vehicle:||22|
|Ride Time:||2 min|
|Notes:||Each train has brake system that is operated by a man standing in the rear of the train. Double brake, Emergency brake by air pressure, track is reproduced 4 times spring 2002 (piece by piece every year). Also a first coaster in Finland.|
Finnish President Urho Kaleva Kekkonen visited at Rollercoaster in summer 1962.
Linnanmäki Rollercoaster and coaster cars are same as in Bakken Rutschebanen! See drawings below.
Gripper (cable catcher below the coaster car)
Other wooden Rollercoasters with the brakeman, clik here!
World´s oldest still working Rollercoasters:
1. Leap-the-Dips, Lakemont
Park, Altoona, PA opened 1902
2. Scenic Railway 1912 Luna Park, Melbourne, Australia
3. Rutschebanen 1914 Tivoli, Copenhagen, Denmark
4. Jack Rabbit 1919 Clementon Amusement Park, Clementon, NJ
5. Jack Rabbit 1920 Sea Breeze Park, Rochester, NY
6. Scenic Railway 1920 Dreamland, Margate, UK
7. Jack Rabbit 1921 Kennywood, West Mifflin, PA
8. Roller Coaster 1921 Lagoon, Farmington, UT
9. Zippin Pippin 1923* Libertyland, Memphis, TN
10. Big Dipper 1923 Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Blackpool, UK
11. Giant Dipper 1924 Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz, CA
12. Giant Dipper 1925 Belmont Park, San Diego, CA
13. Big Dipper 1925 Geauga Lake, Aurora, OH
14. Wildcat 1927 Lake Compounce, Bristol, CT
15. Giant Coaster 1927 Arnolds Park, Arnolds Park, IA
16. Cyclone 1927 Astroland - Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY
17. Racer 1927 Kennywood, West Mifflin, PA
18. Little Dipper 1928 Playland, Rye, NJ
19. Dragon Coaster 1929 Playland, Rye, NY
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