Iron Dragon (roller coaster)
Iron Dragon at Cedar Point ( Sandusky, Ohio, USA) is a steel roller coaster model from Arrow Dynamics suspended coaster manufacturer, which was opened in 1987. The special feature of a suspended coaster is that the cars are suspended oscillate freely under the rail, causing the car to vibrate in the curves from one side to the other.
Before Iron Dragon was opened, were on the water around the island is the Western Cruise Boats. The station of Iron Dragon is now at exactly the point where at that time was also the station of the boat ride. The Carousel Ride Monster was among today's transfer rail from Iron Dragon. Monster was closed on Labor Day 1986, so that construction can begin for Iron Dragon. The plans for Iron Dragon began in 1985.
The original color scheme of Iron Dragon consisted of red track and gray supports, just like Ninja at Six Flags Magic Mountain, which is also a suspended coaster. 2004, the props were repainted in yellow and the rails were repainted in the same original color to be the Top Thrill Dragster color matched.
In the early and mid 1990s a play with remote controlled boats on the lake below the last helix of Iron Dragon was installed, however, was removed in 1997.
Iron Dragon has three trains, each with seven cars. In each car four people can (two rows of two people) take place. Passengers must be at least 1.17 m tall to ride must. As restraint system come shoulder strap for use.