RMC Hurler Construction Update #1

Hello and welcome to our first RMC Hurler construction update! After spending the 2016 season standing but not operating, Rocky Mountain Construction began to transform Hurler from a wooden coaster into a wood/steel hybrid coaster earlier this year. Today, there …

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Lightning Rod is Officially Open at Dollywood!

Last August, Dollywood announced their latest and craziest thrill yet, Lightning Rod, as this year’s new attraction. Later, the park announced that the ride would open in mid-March of this year, but sadly technical issues delayed the ride’s opening. On …

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Post IAAPA News Roundup

Last week, the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions held their annual expo in Orlando. At the convention, ride manufacturers showed off their latest creations and parks revealed even more details of their new attractions!

Here’s some links to …

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Dollywood Unveils POV of Lightning Rod!

Today, at the IAAPA Expo, Dollywood unveiled a new way to preview their next roller coaster, Lightning Rod! On their YouTube channel, the park uploaded two new videos of the world’s first launched wooden roller coaster, which will debut in …

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Videos – Disneyland’s Fantasmic! and Silver Dollar City’s Outlaw Run!

Hello Everyone! Today, I’ve got a short blog post, but some fun stuff included with it! In this post, you can watch our two latest videos from our YouTube Channel! Do I even need to say more? Sit back, relax, …

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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Announces RMC Hybrid Coaster for 2016!

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Today, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom announced one of the most anticipated coasters in the history of the park, The Joker. This Rocky Mountain Construction hybrid will take ROAR and bring incredible new life to it with wild inversions and airtime …

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Knott’s Berry Farm Announces GhostRider Restoration for 2016!

Today, Knott’s Berry Farm announced the first part of their 2016 plans. In 2016, Knott’s Berry Farm will celebrate their “Ghost Town” section of the park’s 75th anniversary! As the first announcement for this celebration, on September 8th, Knott’s Berry …

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Kentucky Kingdom Announces New 2016 RMC Roller Coaster!

A few weeks ago, Rocky Mountain Construction posted an online job listing which revealed that three Rocky Mountain Construction roller coasters will be built in 2016 in three separate states. One of the listed states was Kentucky, and rumors immediately …

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Are the Locations for 2016’s Rocky Mountain Constructions Projects Revealed?

Outlaw Run is one of Rocky Mountain Construction’s inverting wooden roller coasters! (Image-Silver Dollar City)

Rocky Mountain Construction is the manufacturer of some of the greatest wooden coasters and wooden hybrid coasters. They’ve built Outlaw Run, Twisted Colossus, …

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The History of the Modern Roller Coaster: 131 Years in the Making

Today (June 16, 2015), 131 years ago, the first modern roller coaster opened to the public, the Switchback Railway at Coney Island. It travelled at a speedy 6mph and was a hit. Since then, thousands of roller coasters have been …

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