The Great American Scream Machine

Theme Park Insider Reader Rating: 8 out of 10

Roller coaster
Minimum height to ride: 42 inches

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This circa 1973 wooden coaster features 3450' of track, a 90' first drop, a top speed of 57 mph, and a ride duration of two minutes. It was built by Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc.


I remember loving this one my first time, but I was disappointed when I rode it again. I think I got a bad seat. Nonetheless, it is a fun old classic wooden coaster. 6/10

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