rollercoasters are considered to be wild, thrilling and nostalgic.
But even today, new rides are installed.
To celebrate the 100th birthday of the
oldest rollercoaster in Europe that still exists, Up & Down presents
every ride installation during the modern era of the wooden
rollercoaster in Europe up to the present day and provides insights
into the technical development of this ride type.
Additionally, this book includes
portraits of the people and companies involved in the construction
of those imposing structures.
Packed with colour photographs of
every surviving wooden rollercoaster in Europe, along with the
stories of their development and operation, this large book is the
ultimate reference source for wooden rollercoasters in Europe.
Includes chapters on all the major
wooden rollercoasters in the UK that existed in the modern era,
including the rides at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Great Yarmouth
Pleasure Beach, Gulliver's World, Dreamland Margate, Pleasureland
Southport, Oakwood, Rotunda Amusement Park, Joyland, Loudoun Castle
Theme Park and Frontierland Morecambe.
Published in English (with alternative