A Thrill-seeker's Guide to the Ultimate Scream MachinesBook - 2002
More than 150 awe-inspiring images of the world's most terrifying rides put readers in the front seat of the largest, fastest, steepest, loopiest coasters ever built. From fifteenth-century Russian slides to the original Coney Island Cyclone to modern-day steel gigacoasters like Cedar Point's Millennium Force, this breathtaking, fabulously illustrated guide offers a wild trip through the evolution of roller coasters. Inside, there's coverage of 200 individual examples, including wooden wonders and steel marvels, inverted coasters, floorless coasters, suspended coasters, and modern hypercoasters. Profiles on coaster engineers and an in-depth look at the ever-evolving technology of coaster design and construction round out this fun survey.
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub., c2002.
Characteristics: 144 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.)