Tuesday, February 24, 2009

A 30 Year Old Beast

© 2009 Don Helbig / Kings Island

KINGS ISLAND, Ohio – Carpenters work on re-tracking part of the Beast roller coaster Tuesday at Kings Island. The legendary coaster is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest wooden roller coaster in the world at 7,400 feet and has given more than 42 million rides since it opened 30 years ago in 1979. Kings Island opens for the 2009 season April 18.


Unknown said...

That is nice to see that The Beast is getting some care for it's 30th year of running. I can't wait to ride The Beast this year :)