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Lost Island Theme Park, Waterloo, Iowa

There are many other rides in Lost Island but outside of the Ferris wheel at the center of the park, and the suspended coaster over in Udara, this coaster is the final part of Lost Island that we were able to photograph.

Lost Island Theme Park, Waterloo, Iowa

 Like Lost Island's suspended coaster, this ride has had a previous life at another park.  It originally opened at Liesberg in Sweden as Kanonen in 2005. 

Lost Island Theme Park, Waterloo, Iowa

When it was closed in 2016 and word leaked out that it was heading to Iowa coaster sleuths started looking into Lost Island.

Lost Island Theme Park, Waterloo, Iowa

This coaster is a hydraulically launched Intamin Accelerator model coaster that starts out with a launch from standing still to forty-six miles an hour in two seconds.

Lost Island Theme Park, Waterloo, Iowa

After getting up to speed the train will go over this seventy-eight foot tall top hat before diving into a maelstrom of track. 



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