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List of amusement rides

Amusement rides, sometimes called carnival rides, are mechanical devices or structures that move people to create enjoyment.

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Types of amusement ridesEdit

List of amusement ridesEdit

Year Name(s) Image Type Notes
Ali Baba   Pendulum ride
Alpine slide  
Balloon Race  
1965 Bayern Kurve  
Booster (Fabbri)   Pendulum ride
1998 Booster (HUSS)  
1985 Breakdance  
1972 Bumper boats   Water ride
1920s Bumper cars  
1700s Carousel  
1925 Caterpillar  
Cliffhanger  
1984 Condor  
2003 Disk'O  
c.1910 Devil's wheel  
Double Shot   Drop tower
1972 Enterprise  
1992 Evolution  
1893 Ferris wheel  
Fireball  
1930s Flying Scooters  
1982 Freefall   Drop tower
1994 Frisbee   Pendulum ride
Fun Slide  
1983 Gravitron  
Gyro tower  
Hayride  
1905 Helter skelter  
1940s Hurricane  
Jump and Smile  
1984 Kamikaze   Pendulum ride
Kiddie ride  
1963 Log flume   Water ride
1982 Looping Starship   Pendulum ride
1933 Loop-O-Plane  
Loop-the-Loop[1]
Madhouse   Dark ride
Matterhorn  
1930s Mechanical bull  
Monster  
1986 Motion simulator  
Music Express  
Octopus  
Old Mill Water ride
1968 Omnimover
1976 Orbiter  
1957 Paratrooper  
c.1893 Pirate Ship   Pendulum ride
1999 Power Surge  
1983 Rainbow  
1981 Ranger   Pendulum ride
Red Baron  
c.1978 Reverse bungee  
River caves Water ride
1980 River rapids ride   Water ride
1978 Rockin' Tug  
1948 Rock-O-Plane  
1700s Roller coaster   The roller coaster is an 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 in the article.
Roll-O-Plane  
1940s Rotor  
Round Up  
2004 Screamin' Swing   Pendulum ride
1884 Shoot the Chute   Water ride
2003 Sky Swat  
1992 Skycoaster  
1965 Skydiver  
1996 Space Shot   Drop tower
Speed   Pendulum ride
Star Flyer   Swing ride
Super Shot Drop tower
1996 Super Star  
1960 Swing Around
Swing boat   Pendulum ride
Tagada  
Teacups  
1914 The Whip  
1926 Tilt-A-Whirl  
1996 Top Scan  
1990 Top Spin  
2002 Topple Tower   Pendulum ride
Tornado (Mondial)  
Tornado (Wisdom)  
Tow boat ride   Water ride
1970s Troika  
Tumble Bug  
1800s Tunnel of love   Dark ride
Turbo Drop   Drop tower
Twist  
1978 UFO  
UltraMax  
1933 Waltzer  
1963 Wipeout  
1968 Zipper  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Self-Powered Loop-the-Loop is Latest Ride" Popular Mechanics, April 1935

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