Switchback Railway Roller Coaster

On the Road, Trivia
on August 23, 2009

Inventor La Marcus Thompson, born in 1848 in Jersey in Licking County, has been called the “Father of the Gravity Ride” for the Switchback Railway roller coaster he built in 1884 at Coney Island in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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