Coney Island Cyclone

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wooden roller coaster in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York

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Geographical coordinates: 40.57416666666667 -73.97777777777777


English Coney Island Cyclone

The Coney Island Cyclone (also known as the Cyclone) is a wooden roller coaster at Luna Park in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City. Designed by Vernon Keenan, it opened to the public on June 26, 1927. The coaster is on a plot of land at the intersection of Surf Avenue and West 10th Street. The Cyclone reaches a maximum speed of 60 miles per hour (97 km/h) and has a total track length of 2,640 feet (800 m), with a maximum height of 85 feet (26 m).

The coaster operated for more than four decades before it began to deteriorate, and by the early 1970s the city planned to scrap the ride. On June 18, 1975, Dewey and Jerome Albert, owners of the adjacent Astroland amusement park, entered into an agreement with New York City to operate the ride. The roller coaster was refurbished in the 1974 off-season, and reopened on July 3, 1975. Astroland Park continued to invest millions of dollars in the upkeep of the Cyclone. After Astroland closed in 2008, Cyclone Coasters president Carol Hill Albert continued to operate it under a lease agreement with the city. In 2011, Luna Park took over operation of the Cyclone.

The coaster was declared a New York City designated landmark on July 12, 1988, and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 26, 1991.

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German Cyclone (Lunapark)

Cyclone im Luna Park auf Coney Island (Brooklyn, New York, USA) ist eine Holzachterbahn, die von Vernon Keenan konstruiert und von Harry C. Baker gebaut wurde. Sie wurde am 26. Juni 1927 eröffnet.

Cyclone fuhr bis 1970, wurde dann aber geschlossen. Im Frühjahr 1972 bestand für Cyclone die Gefahr, abgebaut zu werden, um der Expansion des östlich gelegenen Aquariums zu weichen. Es fand aber eine Schützt den Cyclone-Kampagne statt, Astroland pachtete das Grundstück und eröffnete Cyclone am 3. Juli 1975 wieder. Am 26. Juni 1991, an Cyclones 64. Geburtstag, wurde sie zu einem National Historical Landmark (Nationales historisches Wahrzeichen) ernannt und 2011–2015 umfassend saniert.

Sie gilt als Vorbild für einige nachfolgend gebaute Holzachterbahn desselben Typs, etwa den Texas Cyclone in Houston oder Bandit in Deutschland.

Source: Cyclone (Lunapark)

French Cyclone (Coney Island)

Cyclone est un parcours de montagnes russes en bois qui se situe sur Coney Island à New York. Construites en 1927, ces montagnes russes sont aujourd'hui classées au Registre national des lieux historiques en tant que National Historic Landmark. Elles sont gérées par le parc d'attractions Astroland qui se trouve de l'autre côté de la rue.

Source: Cyclone (Coney Island)


English The Coney Island Cyclone

Opened in 1927, the Coney Island Cyclone or (the Cyclone) is one of the world's oldest and still operating wooden roller coasters and was declared a New York City Landmark on July 2, 1988. It was also placed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 26, 1991. Although in 1927 the roller coaster cost only 25 cents to ride, it now costs $10.

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French Cyclone de Coney Island

Ouvert en 1927, le Cyclone de Coney Island et l’une des plus anciennes (mais toujours en activité) montagnes russes. Le prix en revanche est loin d’être le même qu’en 1927..

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