Oldest Roller Coaster Charlotte Renner takes a spin on the nation's oldest roller coaster, in Altoona, Pa. The thrill ride isn't all that high, or all that fast, but it's still plenty scary.
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Oldest Roller Coaster

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Oldest Roller Coaster

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Charlotte Renner takes a spin on the nation's oldest roller coaster, in Altoona, Pa. The thrill ride isn't all that high, or all that fast, but it's still plenty scary.