The roller coaster is an outgrowth of the runaway train rides of yesteryear. Materials used for construction now include steel, wood trestle and virtual ride-enclosures.
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America Coasters Network
Features, information, and ride details on roller coasters and thrill rides.
Information about rides that opened in 2000, and trip reports from an expedition to visit the new rides.
Features a collection of theme park and coaster reviews, statistics, photos, and online community for enthusiasts.
Member-powered portal includes a database of coasters and parks, news reports, message boards, and links.
Community site offers discussion forum, photo gallery, and shopping.
Site dedicated to roller coaster and amusement park news.
Features include news, rumors, photo galleries, a glossary, editorials, downloads, forums, and a quiz.
A wiki with articles, photos and on-ride videos all about roller coasters, amusement parks and related companies.
Weekly half-hour podcast dedicated to roller coasters, theme parks and thrill rides.
How Roller Coasters Work
Pictures and descriptions of how roller coasters work and the related principles of physics.
Reviews, trip reports, wallpaper, and designs for coaster games.
Mike Robinson's Coaster Site
Pictures from coaster conventions, ACE events, parks and a tribute to Houston's lost metal coaster, Excalibur.
Photos and reviews, and information on a self-built coaster. Also some No Limits tracks.
Personal site provides trip reports, a survey, model coaster pictures, and information on Alton Towers.
Roller Coaster DataBase
Searchable database of all known existing and defunct parks and coasters worldwide, including statistics, photographs, and press releases. Links to official park sites are provided where available.
Discussion forum, chat, news, rumors, and reviews.
Community for coaster enthusiasts includes messages boards and chat, as well as news, rumors, and information about coasters. Offers an exchange zone for tracks from simulation games.
Amusement attraction trade publication and guide for roller coasters, theme parks and thrill rides features discussion forums, history articles, ride reviews, park news, photographs and searchable park and ride database.
Provides a directory of wooden roller coasters along with their statistics, location, and photos. Includes fun facts.
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