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The classic clickety-clack up the Blue Streak's first hill is what makes this wooden ride a coaster lover's paradise. With an out-and-back design, the Blue Streak has lived up to its tradition of combining exciting dips and negative G-forces for more than 45.6 million riders since 1964. The Blue Streak is the oldest existing coaster at Cedar Point, located near Sandusky, Ohio, on Lake Erie.

Care for a closer look at Cedar Point's oldest operating coaster?

PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS:
Track Length: 2,558 feet
Lift Height: 78 feet
Overall Dimensions: 1,200 feet long, 100 feet wide, located on 2.75 acres
DESIGN:
Model: Traditional wooden out-and-back coaster
Features: A 78-foot-tall first hill and a fast, hilly ride
TIME, SPEED:
Time: Approximately 1 minute, 45 seconds
Speed: Up to 40 mph
VEHICLES:
Coaches: Four six-passenger coaches on each train
Two trains
FIRST HILL:
Height: 78 feet
Angle of Descent: 45 degrees
Vertical Drop: 72 feet
RIDE CAPACITY: Approximately 1,400 riders per hour
RIDE MANUFACTURER: Philadelphia Toboggan Company, Lansdale, Pa.

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