T Express @ Everland, South Korea

T-Express | Intamin Terrain Woodie for EverlandOne ticket to Seoul please. T-Express is the name of a new roller coaster opening in Everland in South Korea. It’s an Intamin pre-fabricated wooden coaster in the same vein as the critically acclaimed El Toro at Six Flags Great Adventure and Balder at Liseberg (Sweden). Intamin has created a new generation of wooden coasters that are as smooth a...[Read More]

Ravine Flyer II Construction Photos

Waldameer’s Ravine Flyer II Taking ShapeLoyal reader, Judy sent in these great photos of Ravine Flyer II at Waldameer Park in Erie, PA. Among other things, the wooden roller coaster designed by Gravity Group will have a 165 foot bridge over a four lane highway. Check out this slideshow of construction photos of Ravine Flyer II: Also, for more on Ravine Flyer including a video click here.What...[Read More]

Behemoth Construction Photos | Canada’s Wonderland

Behemoth | Canada’s Record Setting Roller Coaster Nears CompletionCWMania has posted some great construction photos of Behemoth at Canada’s Wonderland. Behemoth is definitely living up to its name. It looks quite impressive, especially that steep first drop. When it debuts in May it will be Canada’s tallest and fastest roller coaster. To see the contsruction photos, click here. F...[Read More]

Hard Rock Park Construction Photos

Hard Rock Park Nears Completion | Construction PhotosThe Hard Rock Park Blog has posted a slide show with some great shots from all over the brand new park. Hard Rock Park officially opens this May in Myrtle Beach, SC with five roller coasters including the much hyped Led Zeppelin Coaster by Bolliger & Mabillard. Complete with on-board speakers that will belt out one of Zeppelin’s hits, ...[Read More]

Ravine Flyer II @ Waldameer Park | 2008 Coasters

Ravine Flyer II Could Be the Sleeper Hit of 2008I have to admit I’ve been sleepin’ on Waldameer’s 2008 addition. While it’s not breaking news, it is definitely newsworthy. Waldameer Park, located in Erie, Pennsylvania, is building a Gravity Group wooden terrain roller coaster called Ravine Flyer II. Gravity Group is my favorite wooden coaster company. They’ve produced...[Read More]

Voodoo Site with Construction Photos

Construction Photos | Voodoo Coaster at Dorney ParkDorney has created a pretty slick site and cool logo for their new Voodoo roller coaster set to open in 2008. Voodoo is the launched shuttle coaster that Cedar Fair moved from Geauga Lake to Dorney earlier this year. Check out the site for downloads, fresh construction pics, a web cam and more. Official Voodoo Site

Pony Express @ Knott’s Berry | 2008 Coasters

Pony Express to be World’s First Horse Coaster?The announcements for new roller coasters just keep on coming. Yesterday, Cedar Fair released a press release detailing the $88 million dollars in expenditures for 2008. Most of the additions were old news. The $21 million investment for Behemoth at Canada’s Wonderland is the highlight, but it also mentions Thunderhawk at Michigan’s ...[Read More]

Starliner @ Cypress Gardens | Construction Photos

Cypress Gardens Prepares Starliner for 2007 SeasonJohnnyUpsideDown has posted construction photos of Cypress Gardens’ new wooden roller coaster, the Starliner. In its previous life it was located at the Miracle Strip Amusement Park in Panama City, FL. It was located at the Miracle Strip from 1963 to 2004. Starliner will be the park’s sixth coaster. Starliner joins a collection of famil...[Read More]

Sierra Sidewinder Spins Into Knott’s Berry Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm Gets a Family Roller CoasterSmall family-friendly coasters with spinning cars are definitely en vogue right now. Six Flags has two Tony Hawk Big Spin coasters opening this year. One at Six Flags St. Louis and one at Six Flags Fiesta Texas. Now, Knott’s Berry Farm located in Buena Park, California, will open Sierra Sidewinder this spring. “It will not only take ...[Read More]

Firehawk Construction Photos

Green Track Arriving at Kings IslandKings Island Extreme has posted construction photos of King’s Island’s Firehawk coaster. The Vekoma flying coaster was formerly X-Flight at Geauga Lake. The track will be repainted an “oxide red” (kind of a red-orange-brown). Its new home will be in the Coney Mall section of the park next to the Flight of Fear coaster and it is scheduled ...[Read More]

Firehawk Coaster Coming to Kings Island

X-Flight to be Reborn as Firehawk at Kings IslandI wanted to save my 100th post for my first theme park review, but some big news was confirmed this morning. Cedar Fair has wasted no time in making changes at its newly acquired parks. At Kings Island, they’ve removed Son of Beast’s sole loop and now they’re giving the former Cedar Point competitor a Vekoma flying coaster. Kings I...[Read More]

Maverick @ Cedar Point | Construction Photos

Great Off-Season Shots of Cedar Point & That New Steel CoasterThemeParkReview.com has some great new construction photos of Maverick, Cedar Point’s new Intamin launch coaster. For once it looks like Cedar Point is getting away from its MO of tallest and fastest. This time they might produce another classic like Magnum XL-200. Check out the new construction photos of the Maverick at Cedar...[Read More]

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