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The Oldest Roller Coaster

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Leap-The-Dips Roller Coaster Plaque

FACT OF THE DAY: The world’s oldest roller coaster is located in Lakemont Park in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Leap-the-Dips gave its first ride in 1902. The mammoth side friction roller coaster reaches heights of 41 feet and a whopping speed of 10 mph (miles per hour).

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