Cannon Ball (roller coaster)

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Cannon Ball
The Cannon Ball - Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park - Lakeview, Georgia.jpg
Cannon Ball
Lake Winnepesaukah
LocationLake Winnepesaukah
Coordinates34°58′29″N 85°14′55″W / 34.974821°N 85.248504°W / 34.974821; -85.248504
Opening date1967 (1967)
General statistics
ManufacturerPhiladelphia Toboggan Coasters
DesignerJohn C. Allen
Track layoutOut and back
Lift/launch systemChain lift hill
Height70 ft (21 m)
Drop70 ft (21 m)
Length2,272 ft (693 m)
Speed50 mph (80 km/h)
Max vertical angle45°
Height restriction48 in (122 cm)
Trains2 trains with 3 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in 3 rows for a total of 18 riders per train.
Must transfer from wheelchair
Cannon Ball at RCDB
Pictures of Cannon Ball at RCDB

The Cannon Ball roller coaster is a wooden roller coaster.[1] It is at the Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park (or Lake Winnie) in Rossville, Georgia.[1] It was designed by John C. Allen.[2] The roller coaster opened in 1967.[2] It was Lake Winnie's first roller coaster.

It is one of three roller coasters at the park. The other two coasters are the Wild Lightnin' and the Wacky Worm.[3] Wild lightnin' is a steel roller coaster that goes over the lake. The Wacky Worm is a children's ride.[3] The Cannon Ball is the biggest of the three.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Lake Winnepesaukah". Ultimate Rollercoaster®, LLC. Retrieved 6 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Cannon Ball, Lake Winnepesaukah (Rossville, Georgia, USA)". RCDB. Retrieved 6 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Caine Donis. "Lake Winnepesaukah, Rossville, GA". Retrieved 6 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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