Turn of the Century

Model Roller Coaster

Marriott's Great America

Santa Clara, CA 1976 - 1979

(Converted to the Demon in 1980)


This is the first of four models in the modelcoasters.com and Greatamerica.com's collaboration on "Project 35:  The Roller Coasters of Great America, Santa Clara, CA -1977".  Turn of the Century (1976 - 1979) was built by Arrow Dynamics and was the largest corkscrew roller coaster in the world at the time. 

STATS: 

Category:     Real Life Roller Coaster

Built:             April 2012

Base:            5 X 18 feet - 1.52m X 5.48m

Height:         26 inches (104 scale feet) - 66.04cm (31.69 scale meters)

Length:         46 feet (2,208 scale feet) - 14.02m (672 scale meters)

Scale:           O Scale 1:48 (1 inch equals 4 feet)