Roller Coaster

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First Russian Mountain, earliest form of a coaster

1400

First Russian Mountains, earlyist form of a roller coaster

First " looping" coaster exported to Frascati Gardens, Paris

1840

Mauch Chuck Railway in Pennsylvania: first ride to complete circuit

1873

First Switchback Railway opens at Coney Island, New York

1884

First Switchback Railwyay utilizing chain lift in San francisco

1885

Atlantic City, New York opens first seneic railway with figure 8 layout

1887

Europe's first Switchback Railway

1891

Leap-The-Dips is side friction coaster

1902