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The Mountain Flyer



The Mountain Flyer was Mountain Park's main attraction, stretching the entire length of this small park.  Built in 1929 by Herbert Schmeck of Philadelphia Toboggan Company (PTC), this coaster was a wooden out and back style coaster.  It featured the stylish Art Deco National Amusement Device (NAD) Century Flyer trains seen below.  The Mountain Flyer topped out at a maximum height of 75 feet, sending its riders along at top speeds of over 50 miles-per-hour.  When the park closed in 1987, the coaster was sold to Arnold's Park in Iowa, however, they only took the trains and the lift hill chain, leaving the coaster behind.  Sometime around 1992, the coaster as well as many of the remaining park structures fell victim to arson.  Eventually the charred hulk was deemed unsafe and bulldozed into the ground.  At the site today, only a small section of the turnaround and the footers still exist.

Take a Ride on the Mountain Flyer!

The Mountain Flyer's Comfy NAD Century Flyer Trains

The Mountain Flyer Circa 1940


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