The roller coaster is a popular amusement ride developed for amusement parks and modern theme parks. LaMarcus Adna Thompson obtained a patent regarding roller coasters on January 20, 1885, which were made out of wood, but this patent is considerably later than the "Russian mountains" described below. In essence a specialized railroad system, a roller coaster consists of a track that rises in designed patterns, sometimes with one or more inversions that briefly turn the rider upside down.
All stories in Roller coaster
Earlier this year we told you about the RollerCoaster Tycoon fan who built the world’s most masochistic theme park ride. ...