Courtesy West Mifflin Borough UAS Program

The Steel Curtain Makes First Test Run At Kennywood

Watch the video of the new ride at Kennywood!

June 22, 2019 - 12:43 pm

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Saturday marked a big day for Kennywood as the ‘Steel Curtain’ roller coaster took its first test run!  

The coaster, made by S&S Worldwide, features the tallest inversion of 197 feet, carries 24 passengers at a time and is be 220 feet high and will reach a top speed of 75 mph.


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The partnership with the Steelers and project was announced last July with construction beginning shortly after.

“Steelers County” is a three-acre area will feature a Steelers logo water feature, a dining area called the “End Zone Café” and other outdoor places to get food.

There will also be Steeler-themed midway games and a Steelers experience building that give kids and adult a chance to test their football skills.

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