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California Screamin' is a roller coaster at Disney's California Adventure at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. A hit with guests, the gleaming white-by-day/glowing blue-by-night boardwalk-themed coaster was designed by Walt Disney Imagineering, and was built by Intamin AG. It is one of the longest roller coasters in the world, at 6,072 feet long. Its highest drop is 108 feet. The design is such that it resembles a wooden coaster, but is in reality a steel coaster. This coaster is more uncommon than most, as it uses LSM, or linear synchronous motors, to launch the train up the first lift hill, and replaces the traditional lift hill chain with LSM. The coaster is one of Disney's fastest attractions, accelerating guests from zero to 55 miles per hour (88.5 km/h)in four seconds at the launch. Like Space Mountain, the roller coaster is set to music. The roller coaster is the only inverting ride in the Disneyland Resort. This attraction has both FastPass and single rider passes/enterance. A typical roller coaster The roller coaster is a popular amusement ride developed for amusement parks and modern theme parks. ... Disneys California Adventure is a Disney theme park in Anaheim, California, adjacent to Disneyland and part of the larger Disneyland Resort. ... Disneyland Resort Owned and operated by the Walt Disney Company, the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California is home to two theme parks, three hotels, and a shopping and entertainment area. ... Anaheim is a city in Orange County, Southern California, located 6 miles (15km) northwest of Downtown Santa Ana. ... WED Enterprises (WED), was formed as a separate company from Walt Disney Studios by Walt Disney in the late 1940s/early 1950s. ... The text below is generated by a template, which has been proposed for deletion. ... LSM is an acronym for: Linux Software Map Laser Scanning Microscopy, see Confocal laser scanning microscopy Unfortunately, the Zeiss LSM line of confocal microscopes produces image files with the filename extension .lsm thus conflicting with the Linux Software Map file type. ... A linear motor is essentially an electric motor that has had its stator unrolled so that instead of producing a torque (rotation), it produces a linear force along its length. ... FASTPASS® is an innovation from The Walt Disney Company to allow guests to skip past long lines at its theme parks. ...


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  • RollerCoaster Database (http://www.rcdb.com/id731.htm) Images and stats

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California Screamin' - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (566 words)
California Screamin' is the 7th longest roller coaster in the world, at 6,072 feet long.
California Screamin' reopened on October 14, 2005 after trim brakes were added to the ride.
Because Disney's California Adventure is located within a residential zone and must adhere to certain noise restriction guidelines, special "scream" tubes were designed for California Screamin' to muffle the Guests' screams during those thrill portions of the ride that are sure to elicit such a reaction.
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