50GroundbreakingRollerCoasters[Book: Nick Weisenberger – 2015 – 15x23cm – 114 Pages – Many B&W photos]. “50 Groundbreaking Roller Coasters – The Most Important Scream Machines Ever Built is a comprehensive list of the most influential scream machines that drove the evolution of the modern roller coaster. It’s a new and interesting look at roller coaster history. The groundbreaking scream machines that shaped the evolution of the roller coaster made this list because they were the first of their kind, crossed a threshold that had never been broken before, or have some other historical or cultural significance, such as: The first floorless coaster, The first to use lap bar restraints, The first to use Linear Induction Motors, The first to have two hills over 100 feet, The first modern wooden coaster built in China, The first inverting coaster, The first to break 100mph, The biggest wooden coaster ever built, and much more!” Chapter Points: Evolution of the Roller Coaster; The 50 Most Important Roller Coasters Ever Built…; Groundbreaking Coaster Statistics; Narrowly Missed the List; The Best and Worst Years for Roller Coasters; Legacy of the Roller Coaster; About the Author; Glossary; Acronyms; Notable Dates in Roller Coaster History [1400–Present]; Resources; Photo Credits. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good.