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Coney Island ‘Cyclone’ Coaster Stalls, Forcing Riders To Climb Down

 

 

 

 

 

” Riders on a New York roller coaster took the long way down Sunday after Coney Island’s historic Cyclone got stuck in its track on opening day.

  No one was injured in the mishap, which occurred around noon because of an “isolated mechanical issue,” a Luna Park spokeswoman said.

  Images and videos shared on social media showed people slowly walking down the tracks side of the 88-year-old wooden roller coaster.

“ That thing was the scariest thing I ever did,” 24-year-old David Zubin told amNY of the walk down. “The bricks, walking down, looked like it was going to break when you stepped on it.”

  The Cyclone opened on June 26, 1927, during Coney Island’s heyday as one of country’s largest recreation areas. With more then 2,640 feet of track featuring 12 drops and 27 elevation changes, the Cyclone was long considered the standard against which “compact wooden twisters” were measured.”

 

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The 7 Most Ridiculously Advanced Machines Built Out of LEGOs

 

 

” Think back on the coolest LEGO creation you ever made when you were a kid. Maybe it was a tower, or a colorful White House, or a robot that broke the second you tried to make it move. If you were lucky, you got your hands on a LEGO Star Wars kit so you could make a decent looking TIE fighter or something. Our point is, whatever your proudest LEGO creation was, it’s going to look like a crap mountain compared to …”

 

#7. A V-8 Engine (That Runs)

 

 

 

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