SCREAM MACHINES: ROLLER COASTERS – PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE.

ScreamMachinesHermaSilverstein[Book: Herma Silverstein – 1986 – 16x24cm – 90 Pages – Many B&W photos]. Snap! The switch is thrown. You dig your fingernails deep into the leather harness as it locks against your chest – too late to back out now. Wham! You are catapulted out of the station on the start of a high-speed ride on one of today’s space-age roller coasters. Chapter Points: In the Beginning There Were Ice Slides; Coasters Cross the Atlantic; Turn of the Century Thrill-Hills; Roaring Twenties, Roaring Roller Coasters; Theme Parks and the Coaster Revival; Space Age Scream Machines; Coaster Encounters Across America; List of America’s Best Roller Coasters. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good.