Scenic Railway was a side-friction roller coaster located at Lagoon.
|This roller coaster has been removed and is no longer located at Lagoon.|
Built in 1906, Scenic Railway was Lagoon's first roller coaster and was one of the first rides at the park.. The ride was located in the area that Roller Coaster currently occupies, although Scenic Railway was only about half of the size. The ride was 40 feet high and featured a double figure-eight track layout. It is not clear which year the ride was removed, but it was gone by 1921 when Roller Coaster was first opened.
At one time there were over 400 double figure-8 side friction roller coasters in the world. Today only one remains, Leap the Dips at Lakemont park. This ride is very similar if not identical to Lagoon's Scenic Railway.
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