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Thursday, September 04, 2008

Coney Vid: Jumbo Jet Roller Coaster

JUMBO JET roller coaster - CONEY ISLAND, NY 1992

The Jumbo Jet was an exciting steel roller coaster that operated at Coney Island, NY for 30 years before being dismantled in 2002. I took this video on a visit to this world famous playground in 1992. Instead of adding a music track, I found it more appealing to hear the actual sounds of what a typical summer day in Coney was like. You can hear the screams, the barkers, the games and of course the roar of the coaster. Warning: This video may give you chills! Enjoy.

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posted by Omar Robau @ 9/04/2008 11:38:00 PM 


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