A new triple-inversion spinning roller coaster themed as a retro-futuristic time machine will put a small Missouri theme park back in the thrill ride spotlight with the world’s fastest, steepest and tallest ride of its kind.
Set to debut in spring 2018, the $26-million Time Traveler coaster at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Mo., represents the largest single investment in the park’s nearly six-decade history.
The new ride’s Jules Verne- and H.G. Wells-inspired back story follows the fictional exploits of 19th century clockmaker Charles Henry as he explores the possibilities of time travel. During a lecture at Silver Dollar City, Henry unveils the results of his experiments: the Time Traveler spinning coaster.
By Brandy MacDonald
August 16, 2017