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Defunct Coasters Updated: March 28, 2011


Alaska yukon pacific Exposition,
Seattle, WA
Scenic Railway - 1909-1909

Columbia Gardens, Butte, MT
Roller Coaster - 1906-1974

Council Crest, Portland, OR
Scenic Railway - 1905-1926

gayway park, seaside, OR
Roller Coaster - 1953-1983?
Wild Mouse - 1953?-1983?

gayway/Fun Forest, Seattle, WA
Broadway Trip - 1962-1962
Wild Mouse - 1962-1964
Wild Mouse - 1965-1971

Happyland, Vancouver, BC
Giant Dipper - 1925-1947
Baby Dipper - 1928-1944

Hastings park, Vancouver, BC
Coaster (Dip The Dips) - 1915-1924

Jantzen Beach, Portland, OR
Big Dipper - 1928-1970
Whirlwind - 1929-195?

julia davis fun depot, boise, id
Mad Mouse - 1991-2002

Lotus Isle, Portland, OR
Alpine Scenic Railway - 1930-1931

Luna Park, Seattle, WA
Great Figure 8 - 1905-1913

Nat Park, Spokane, WA
Figure 8/Scenic Railway - 1905-1919
Jack Rabbit - 1920-1968

Oaks Park, Portland, OR
Scenic Railway - 19?-19?
Figure 8 - 1905?-19?
Zip - 1927-1934
Mad Mouse - 1959-1976?
Monster Mouse - 1977-1994

Playland, Coeur d'Alene, ID
Kiddie Coaster - 1942-1974

Playland, Seattle, WA
Dipper - 1930-1961

Playland, Vancouver, BC
Little Dipper - 1958-197?
Mad Mouse - 1958-1964?
Monster Mouse - 1965-1971?
Super Big Gulp - 1972-1994
Wild Mouse - 1979-2008

puyallup fair, puyallup, wa
Mad Mouse - 195?-196?
Mad Mouse - 196?-197?
(Both coasters no longer run at fair)

Santafair, federal way, wa
Stratoboggan - 1961-1973
(Later operated at Puyallup Fair as
Mad Mouse)

Stanley Park , Vancouver, BC
Dips - 1913-1923?

White City, Bellingham, Wa
Roller Coaster - 1906-1912

White City, Seattle, WA
Roller Coaster - 1908-1912

White City, Vancouver, bc
Dips - 1926-19?
(Operated at Hastings Park)


Broadway Trip, Gayway, Seattle, WA

Broadway Trip Gayway 1962
Gayway during day
Broadway Trip Seattle Gayway 1962
Broadway Trip

The Seattle Worlds Fair opened on April 21, 1962 and ran through October 21, 1962. The Fair, known as the Century 21 Exhibition, was well attended and successful.

The Gayway was the amusement area at the Worlds Fair that operated 20 rides which came from German and Italian manufacturers. Rides such as Calypso, Skooter, Wild Mouse, Allotria - a fun house, Geister Express - a two level ride that went through a Swiss nightmare scene, and the Broadway Trip were some of the popular attractions.

Above are photos of The Broadway Trip which was an enclosed coaster. The ride only operated in Seattle through the duration of the Fair. After it was dismantled, it became a popular ride and made its rounds to other parks around the country. Well known parks such as Cedar Point Park in Sandusky, Ohio, the once famous Palisades Park in Cliffside, New Jersey, The CNE (Canadian National Exhibition) in Toronto, Canada, and Casino Pier purchased Broadway Trip and gave it a home. Throughout the years, this ride was renamed Love Bugs and Wizards Cavern. It was eventually razed in 2003 at Casino Pier.