Roller Coasters: An Illustrated Guide to the Rides in the United States and Canada, with a History
Author: Todd H. Throgmorton
Publisher: McFarland & Company
Release Date: March 01, 1993
A history of roller coasters is contained in Part One of this book-such developments as the first upside down flip, the resurgence of the wooden coaster, and more. Part Two provides detailed information on the roller coasters in 51 amusement parks throughout North America. Each entry includes the address of the park, telephone number, brief history of the park, and descriptions of the coasters.