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Roller Coaster: Big Dipper
Amusement Park: Pleasure Beach, Blackpool (Blackpool, Lancashire FY4 1EZ UK)
Classification: Roller Coaster
Type: Wood - Sit Down
Status: Operating since 7/1923
Builder: William Strickler
Designer: John A. Miller
 
Length: 3300' 
Height: 60' 
Inversions: 0 
Duration: 2:30 
 
Trains: 2 trains with 3 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 4 rows for a total of 24 riders per train.
 Riders must be 46" or taller to ride.
 Built by Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc.
 
History: Extended in 1936 by Charlie Paige and Joe Emberton. The extension added two extra dips and an arch over the south entrance.
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