Monday, April 09, 2012

The Texas Giant - Six Flags over Texas - 1993

This is a gigantic wooden coaster. Last year, they apparently spruced it up and slapped some paint on here and there. The rails are now red, but I think the forest of timbers on this coaster didn't need any embellishment.

This is a scary beast of a coaster, and absolutely the roughest ride I've had on any roller coaster. Still, there's something special about the wooden ones with their network of planks and beams and supports, isn't there?

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