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The triple-inversion spinning coaster Time Traveler turns a traditional family ride upside down

The triple-inversion spinning coaster Time Traveler turns a traditional family ride upside down

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:...

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