1927 - Cyclone

Built in 1927 at <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100802011800" title="Coney Island" href="/topic/us/new-york/new-york-city/brooklyn-%28new-york-city%29/coney-island-PLGEO100100802011800.topic">Coney Island's</a> <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLREC000092" title="Astroland" href="/topic/travel/tourism-leisure/astroland-PLREC000092.topic">Astroland</a> in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100802010000" title="Brooklyn (New York City)" href="/topic/us/new-york/new-york-city/brooklyn-%28new-york-city%29-PLGEO100100802010000.topic">Brooklyn</a>, N.Y., the Cyclone coaster was condemned and nearly destroyed in the early 1970s until a campaign saved the ride.

( Tina Fineberg / Associated Press )

Built in 1927 at Coney Island's Astroland in Brooklyn, N.Y., the Cyclone coaster was condemned and nearly destroyed in the early 1970s until a campaign saved the ride.

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