ROLLERCOASTER! 26.

ACE026[Magazine Vol.9/No.3&4: Summer/Fall 1988. 22x28cm – 60 Pages – 8 Colour, many B&W photos]. Chapter Points: Opinions – significant happenings during ACE’s ten years. Six Flags Great America’s Shock Wave (8 pages). Members’ letters and opinions +book reviews. The Mauch Chunk Switchback Railway – America’s first roller coaster (8 pages). Riding into a new era (Ronald Witrzek’s personal account of riding Shock Wave). Sentimental journeys (4 pages: Helen Mayne discusses her favourite roller coasters). “The Game of ACE” (2 pages: Harvey Steffke’s coaster enthusiasm board game). Part 1 – A primer on roller coaster dynamics (8 pages: engineering and physics). Kings Dominion’s Avalanche bobsled (4 pages). 3 ACE profiles. Music to coast by (3 pages: René Clair’s 1924 movie “Entr’acte” filmed at Paris’ Luna Park). Remembrances of Dandilion Park’s Tailspin roller coaster (3 pages). Ten years of ACE and coaster enthusiasm (2 pages). Innovative thrills from Togo (4 pages). 1930s Swedish ice slides. [Front cover: Six Flags Great America’s “Shock Wave.” Back cover: Kings Dominion’s “Avalanche”]. [visit ACE]