Texas Giant

(Defunct) Six Flags Over Texas
Ride typeWooden Coaster
BuilderDinn Corporation
DesignerCurtis D. Summers
Current statusDefunct
Opening date03/17/1990
Closing date11/01/2009
Track length4920 '
Maximum speed62 mph
Height143 '
Highest drop137 '
Angle of descent53 degrees.
Riding time2:00 min.
Coachessix four-passenger (2x2)
Number of trains3
Riding restrictionsAt least 48 "
Appropriately named, this monstrous wooden roller coaster towers 14 stories into the Texas sky and reaches a top speed of 62 mph. After consistently being named the #1 wooden roller coaster in the world, it has been given the impressive title 'America's Coaster.'