The Incredible Scream Machine: A History of the Roller Coaster

The Incredible Scream Machine: A History of the Roller Coaster

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by Robert Cartmell
     
 

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In 1984 America celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of the first successful roller coaster device: La Marcus A. Thompson’s switchback railway, erected at Coney Island. Robert Cartmell examines every phase of roller coaster history, from the use of the roller coaster by Albert Einstein to demonstrate his theory of physics, to John Allen’s use of

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In 1984 America celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of the first successful roller coaster device: La Marcus A. Thompson’s switchback railway, erected at Coney Island. Robert Cartmell examines every phase of roller coaster history, from the use of the roller coaster by Albert Einstein to demonstrate his theory of physics, to John Allen’s use of psychology in designing one.

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ISBN-13:
9780879723422
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
06/28/1987
Pages:
258
Sales rank:
476,109
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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Incredible Scream Machine: A History of the Roller Coaster 2.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Do you want to know about roller coasters? If yes,this book is for you!!! This book tells you all about roller coasters and how they're made! He even tells you where the roller coasters are!!!!!!