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Agawam is a city in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States.
An amusement park is a park that features various attractions, such as rides and games, as well as other events for entertainment purposes.
Amusement Today is a monthly periodical that features articles, news, pictures and reviews about all things relating to the amusement park industry, including parks, rides, and ride manufacturers.
Anton Schwarzkopf (8 July 1924 – 30 July 2001) was a German engineer of amusement rides, and founder of the Schwarzkopf Industries Company, which built numerous amusement rides and large roller coasters for both amusement parks and traveling funfairs.
Aquaman is a superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
The United States Air Force facility commonly known as Area 51 is a highly classified remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base, within the Nevada Test and Training Range.
Arrow Dynamics was a roller coaster design and manufacturing company based in Clearfield, Utah, United States.
Auto racing (also known as car racing, motor racing, or automobile racing) is a motorsport involving the racing of automobiles for competition.
Batman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
Batman: The Dark Knight (formerly known as Batman: The Ride) is a steel floorless roller coaster designed by Bolliger & Mabillard located in the south end of Six Flags New England.
The Bayern Kurve is an amusement ride made in both a portable and park model that debuted in 1965 and was invented by German engineer Anton Schwarzkopf.
Bolliger & Mabillard, officially Bolliger & Mabillard Consulting Engineers Inc., and often abbreviated B&M, is a roller coaster design consultancy based in Monthey, Switzerland.
Boomerang is a model of roller coaster manufactured and designed by Vekoma, a Dutch manufacturer.
Breakdance is an amusement ride designed by HUSS Park Attractions in 1985.
Bugs Bunny is an animated cartoon character, created in the late 1930s by Leon Schlesinger Productions (later Warner Bros. Cartoons) and voiced originally by Mel Blanc.
Bumper cars or dodgems is the generic name for a type of flat ride consisting of several small electrically powered cars which draw power from the floor and/or ceiling, and which are turned on and off remotely by an operator.
Captain Cold (Leonard Snart) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
A carousel (American English: from French carrousel and Italian carosello), roundabout (British English), or merry-go-round, is a type of amusement ride consisting of a rotating circular platform with seats for riders.
A catapult is a ballistic device used to launch a projectile a great distance without the aid of explosive devices—particularly various types of ancient and medieval siege engines.
Catwoman's Whip is a steel family-style roller coaster located at Six Flags New England.
Chance Rides Manufacturing is a roller coaster and amusement ride manufacturer.
The Coney Island Cyclone (better known as simply the Cyclone) is a historic wooden roller coaster in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn, New York City.
Daffy Duck is an animated cartoon character produced by Warner Bros. Styled as an anthropomorphic black duck, the character has appeared in cartoon series such as Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies, where he usually has been depicted as a foil of Bugs Bunny.
DC Comics, Inc. is an American comic book publisher.
A drive-in theater or drive-in cinema is a form of cinema structure consisting of a large outdoor movie screen, a projection booth, a concession stand and a large parking area for automobiles.
E&F Miler Industries (formerly Miler Coaster, Inc. and Miler Manufacturing) is a family-owned roller coaster manufacturing firm based in Portland, Oregon, United States.
Eli Bridge Company is a family-owned amusement ride manufacturer headquartered in Jacksonville, Illinois, U.S.
Elmer J. Fudd is a fictional cartoon character and one of the most famous Looney Tunes characters, and the de facto archenemy of Bugs Bunny.
A Ferris wheel (sometimes called a big wheel, observation wheel, or, in the case of the very tallest examples, giant wheel) is an amusement ride consisting of a rotating upright wheel with multiple passenger-carrying components (commonly referred to as passenger cars, cabins, tubs, capsules, gondolas, or pods) attached to the rim in such a way that as the wheel turns, they are kept upright, usually by gravity.
The Flash (or simply Flash) is the name of several superheroes appearing in comic books published by DC Comics.
Flashback is a steel roller coaster of shuttle design currently in use at Six Flags New England.
A Floorless Coaster is a type of steel roller coaster manufactured by Bolliger & Mabillard where riders sit with no floor underneath them allowing their feet to swing freely just above the track.
Foghorn J. Leghorn is a cartoon character that has appeared in Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons for Warner Bros. Pictures.
The frisbee is a type of pendulum amusement ride featuring a circular gondola that rotates as it swings back and forth.
Funtime is an amusement ride manufacturer based in Bundall, Australia.
Gary Goddard is the founder and CEO of The Goddard Group, an entertainment design firm based in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.
Gerstlauer Amusement Rides GmbH is a German manufacturer of stationary and transportable amusement rides and roller coasters, located in Münsterhausen, Germany.
A Giant Inverted Boomerang is a type of steel shuttle roller coaster manufactured by Vekoma.
The Glow in the Park Parade was a parade that took place every night during the summer months at select Six Flags parks.
Goliath is a steel shuttle roller coaster manufactured by Vekoma located at Six Flags New England.
Gotham City Gauntlet: Escape from Arkham Asylum, formerly known as Road Runner Express, is a steel wild mouse roller coaster at Six Flags New England in Agawam, Massachusetts.
Green Lantern is the name of several superheroes appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
Harry Guy Traver (November 25, 1877 – September 27, 1961) was an American engineer and early roller coaster designer.
Hawkgirl is the name of several fictional superheroines appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
Hopkins Rides is an amusement ride manufacturer based in Palm City, Florida.
Houdini's Great Escape, also known as Boo-dini during Fright Fest and Houdini - The Great Escape at Six Flags New England, are indoor Vekoma Madhouse attractions at Six Flags Great Adventure and Six Flags New England.
HUSS Park Attractions (legal name: Huss Park Attractions GmbH) is a company that specializes in developing and manufacturing amusement rides at a factory in Budapest, Hungary.
A hypercoaster is any complete circuit roller coaster with a height measuring greater than.
Intamin Worldwide is a designing and manufacturing company in Wollerau, Switzerland.
John A. Miller (born August John Mueller in 1872, Homewood, Illinois – died June 24, 1941, Houston, Texas) was an American roller coaster designer and builder, inventor, and businessman.
The Joker is a fictional supervillain created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson who first appeared in the debut issue of the comic book Batman (April 25, 1940), published by DC Comics.
The Justice League is a team of fictional superheroes appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
Kentucky Kingdom (formerly named Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom) is an amusement park in Louisville, Kentucky.
Kidzopolis is a themed kid's area with various rides at several Six Flags amusement parks.
Lady Luck Gaming Corp. was a gaming company based in Las Vegas, Nevada, that developed and operated casinos in the Midwestern and Southern United States.
Larson International is a designer and manufacturer of amusement rides based in Plainview, Texas.
Alexander Joseph "Lex" Luthor is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
A log flume is a flume specifically constructed to transport lumber and logs down mountainous terrain to a sawmill by using flowing water.
Lola Bunny is a Looney Tunes cartoon character portrayed as an anthropomorphic female rabbit.
Looney Tunes is an American animated series of comedy short films produced by Warner Bros. from 1930 to 1969 during the golden age of American animation, alongside its sister series Merrie Melodies.
Mack Rides GmbH & Co KG, also known simply as Mack Rides, is a German company that designs and constructs amusement rides.
A Madhouse is a flat ride manufactured by Vekoma.
Marcus Charles Illions (1871–1949) was a master carver of wooden carousel horses and other figures who flourished in the Coney Island section of the New York City borough of Brooklyn in the early 20th Century.
Marvin the Martian is a character from Warner Bros.' Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Maurer AG is a steel construction company and roller coaster manufacturer.
National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is an American auto racing sanctioning and operating company that is best known for stock-car racing.
Pandemonium is a spinning roller coaster located at several Six Flags theme parks in North America.
Pepé Le Pew is a fictional character from the Warner Bros. Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons, first introduced in 1945.
Petunia Pig is an animated cartoon character in the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons from Warner Bros. She looks much like her significant other, Porky Pig, except that she wears a dress and now has braided black hair, although the character did not originally have hair.
Polynesia (from πολύς polys "many" and νῆσος nēsos "island") is a subregion of Oceania, made up of more than 1,000 islands scattered over the central and southern Pacific Ocean.
Porky Pig is an animated cartoon character in the Warner Bros. Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons.
ProSlide Technology, Inc. is a Canadian designer and manufacturer of water rides and water park resorts.
The Riddler (Edward Nigma) is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, commonly as an adversary of the superhero Batman.
A river rapids ride (or river rafting ride) is an amusement ride that simulates whitewater rafting.
Riverside Park Speedway was a 1/4 mile oval race track, located inside of Riverside Amusement Park in Agawam, Massachusetts, one mile north of the Massachusetts/Connecticut state line.
Rocky Mountain Construction (also abbreviated as RMC) is a manufacturing and construction company based in Hayden, Idaho, United States.
A roller coaster is a type of amusement ride that employs a form of elevated railroad track designed with tight turns, steep slopes, and sometimes inversions.
The Rotor is an amusement park ride, designed by German engineer Ernst Hoffmeister in the late 1940s.
S&S - Sansei Technologies, formerly S&S Worldwide, is an American company known for its pneumatically powered amusement rides and roller coaster designing.
Samsung is a South Korean multinational conglomerate headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul.
The Samsung Gear VR is a mobile virtual reality headset developed by Samsung Electronics, in collaboration with Oculus, and manufactured by Samsung.
Scoobert "Scooby" Doo is the eponymous character and protagonist of the animated television franchise of the same name created in 1969 by the American animation company Hanna-Barbera.
The Scrambler, Twist (in the UK), Twister, Cha Cha (in Australia), Sizzler, or Merry Mixer, is an amusement ride in which suspended riders spinning in cars experience centrifugal force, while spinning along two separate axes.
Scrappy-Doo is a fictional Great Dane puppy created by Hanna-Barbera Productions in 1979, with the catchphrases, "Scrappy Dappy Doo", "Lemme at 'em!" and "Puppy Power!".
Scream! is a tower ride at Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio, Texas and Six Flags New England in Agawam, Massachusetts.
Norville "Shaggy" Rogers is a fictional character in the Scooby-Doo franchise.
Shipwreck Falls is a Shoot-the-Chute water ride at many Herschend and Six Flags theme parks, in the United States.
Thaal Sinestro is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
Six Flags, officially Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, is an amusement park corporation based in the United States, with properties in the US, Canada, and Mexico.
Six Flags AstroWorld was a seasonally operated theme park located on approximately of land (later expanded to over) between Kirby Drive and Fannin Avenue, directly south of Loop 610 in Houston, Texas.
Six Flags Magic Mountain is a theme park located in the Santa Clarita, California neighborhood of Valencia, 35 miles northwest of Downtown Los Angeles.
Six Flags México is an amusement park located in the Tlalpan forest and borough, on the southern edge of Mexico City, Mexico.
Skycoaster is an amusement park ride, produced and managed by Skycoaster, Inc., owned division of Ride Entertainment Group.
SkyScreamer is an amusement ride located at several Six Flags theme parks in North America.
Speedy Gonzales is an animated cartoon character in the Warner Brothers Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons.
Springfield is a city in western New England, and the historical seat of Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States.
Stock car racing is a form of automobile racing found mainly and most prominently in the United States and Canada, with Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain and Brazil also having forms of stock car auto racing.
Superman the Ride (formerly known as Bizarro and Superman: Ride of Steel) is a steel roller coaster located at Six Flags New England in Agawam, Massachusetts.
The Suspended Looping Coaster (or SLC) is a model of steel inverted roller coaster built by Vekoma.
The swing ride or chair swing ride (sometimes called a swing carousel, wave swinger, yo-yo, Chair-O-Planes or swinger) is an amusement ride that is a variation on the carousel in which the chairs are suspended from the rotating top of the carousel.
Sylvester J. Pussycat Sr., usually called Sylvester, is a fictional character, a three-time Academy Award-winning anthropomorphic, 40, 50, or 60-Inch tall Tuxedo cat in the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons.
The Dark Knight is a 2008 superhero film directed, produced, and co-written by Christopher Nolan.
The Dark Knight Coaster is the name of three enclosed steel roller coasters that are currently operating at Six Flags Great Adventure, Six Flags Great America and Six Flags México.
The Joker is a roller coaster located at Six Flags Great Adventure, Six Flags Great America, Six Flags New England, and Six Flags Over Texas.
Thomas the Tank Engine is a fictional steam locomotive in The Railway Series books by the Reverend Wilbert Awdry and his son, Christopher.
Thunderbolt is a wooden roller coaster located at Six Flags New England.
The Top Spin is a thrill ride developed by HUSS Park Attractions, and is the generic name for a series of rides from other manufacturers that follow the same principle.
In the United States, trolley parks, which started in the 19th century, were picnic and recreation areas along or at the ends of streetcar lines in most of the larger cities.
Turbo drop is a type of drop tower amusement ride.
Tweety is an animated fictional yellow canary in the Warner Bros. Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of animated cartoons.
Vekoma Rides Manufacturing is a Dutch amusement ride manufacturer.
Von Roll Holding AG is a Swiss industrial group that operates worldwide in 20 sites (15 production sites).
The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday (October 29), the Great Crash, or the Stock Market Crash of 1929, began on October 24, 1929 ("Black Thursday"), and was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States, when taking into consideration the full extent and duration of its after effects.
Warner Media, LLC (formerly Time Warner Inc.), doing business as WarnerMedia, is an American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered in New York City and owned by AT&T.
Whistlestop Park is a themed kid's area with various rides at several Six Flags amusement parks.
Wicked Cyclone (formerly Cyclone) is a steel roller coaster located at Six Flags New England amusement park.
A Wild Mouse roller coaster (also Mad Mouse or Crazy Mouse) is a type of roller coaster characterised by small cars that seat four people or fewer and ride on top of the track, taking tight, flat turns (without banking) at modest speeds, yet producing high lateral G-forces.
Wile E. Coyote (also known simply as "The Coyote") and the Road Runner are a duo of characters from the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons.
William L. "Bill" Cobb (1917 – December 17, 1990), was an American designer and engineer of roller coasters, as the founder and head of William Cobb & Associates.
Wonder Woman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
A wooden roller coaster is most often classified as a roller coaster with running rails made of flattened steel strips mounted on laminated wooden track.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yosemite Sam is an American animated cartoon character in the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons produced by Warner Bros. Animation.
Antonio Zamperla S.p.A. is an Italian design and manufacturing company founded in 1966.
Zierer Karussell- und Spezialmaschinenbau GmbH & Co.
The 1939–40 New York World's Fair, which covered the of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park (also the location of the 1964–1965 New York World's Fair), was the second most expensive American world's fair of all time, exceeded only by St.
A 4th Dimension Roller Coaster is a type of steel roller coaster whereby riders are rotated independently of the orientation of the track, generally about a horizontal axis that is perpendicular to the track.
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