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The Vortex Rollercoaster at Calaway Park, Springbank Alberta, Canada

For Calaway Park's thirty-six years this has been the big thrill ride.

Calaway Park, Springbank Alberta, Canada

 Vortex; as it is currently named, started out as the Turn of the Century and at one point it went as just the Corkscrew.

Calaway Park, Springbank Alberta, Canada

In 2005 with a new coat of paint the name was changed to Vortex.

Calaway Park, Springbank Alberta, Canada

Vortex is an Arrow Dynamics "Corkscrew" coaster.

Calaway Park, Springbank Alberta, Canada

Arrow Dynamics built the first Corkscrew at Knott's Berry Farm in 1975 and they kept they produced a number of copies with the Vortex being the last Corkscrew model when it opened in 1983.



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