Steel Dragon (Waldameer) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSteel Dragon
|Opening date||July 2, 2004|
|Type||Steel – Spinning|
|Height||51 ft (16 m)|
|Length||1,391 ft (424 m)|
|Speed||37.3 mph (60.0 km/h)|
|Max vertical angle||50°|
|Height restriction||46 in (117 cm)|
|Steel Dragon at RCDB
Pictures of Steel Dragon at RCDB
Steel Dragon opened to the General Public in 2004. It has been in continuous operation since opening.
The ride is a steel Maurer AG. The car of 4 takes a right turn out of the station followed by a lift hill. The ride then completes the largest drop upon proceeding above the station. The ride then hits a 90-degree bank. The ride completes one more rectangular circuit upon finishing.
The Steel Dragon has 8 cars. The riders sit 2 in a row back to back in a car. 4 riders can fit in a car at once. Waldameer Park typically runs a 4-6 car operation.
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