On This Site - Over the Years

On This Site - Over the Years (HM1MEO)

Location: Irondequoit, NY 14622 Monroe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 14.027', W 77° 32.58'

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Today's home-grown Bobsleds ride began as the park's Junior Coaster, as shown here in the large picture. The early ride featured boxy cars (left inset) that rode on flat tracks on a simple two-level structure. But in the Sixties, park owner George Long decided to "spice it up" and add more thrill. After visiting Disneyland in California and seeing its new Matterhorn coaster and unique tubular track configuration, Long set out to modernize his coaster with tubular track, banked curves and a new third level in the structure. In 1962, the Bobsleds coaster opened - and today is widely recognized as a one-of-a-kind classic among enthusiasts.
Placed BySeabreeze
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Date Added Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 293507 N 4789916
Decimal Degrees43.23378333, -77.54300000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 14.027', W 77° 32.58'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 14' 1.62" N, 77° 32' 34.8" W
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Area Code(s)585
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4540-4542 County Rd 120, Irondequoit NY 14622, US
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