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Gallery Updated: November 10, 2010

ACE Day at Silverwood 2008

Coaster's 50th Birthday Event
ACE 2001 Regional Event

Coaster Thrill Ride
Rebuild Project (Summer 2011)
Rebuild Project (November 7, 2010)
Puyallup Coaster's 75th Birthday
Lisa on Puyallup Coaster (July, 2010)
Spring Fair 2010
September Fair 2009
Rebuild Project (October, 2009)
Rebuild Project (September, 2009)
Rebuild Project (August, 2009)
Rebuild Project (July, 2009)
Rebuild Project (June, 2009)
Rebuild Project (April-May, 2009)
Puyallup Spring Fair 2009
Puyallup Spring Fair 2006
ACE 2004 Summer Conference
Puyallup Spring 2003
Puyallup Spring Fair 2001

ACE Day at Silverwood 2008

Riverfront Park 2008

Puyallup Spring Fair 2009

Monster Mouse
Puyallup Spring Fair 2009
Puyallup September Fair 2003
Puyallup Spring Fair 2003

POV Onboard July 2010
Opening year Summer 2003

Timber Terror
Coaster Alley Convergence 2005
Summer 2003
Summer 2002 and 1999

Tiny Toot
Coaster Alley Convergence 2005

Coaster Alley Convergence 2005
ACE Summer Conference 2001
Tremors opening year 1999

ACE Summer Conference 2004
Puyallup Fair 2003

Evergreen State Fair 2005

Coaster Thrill Ride ~ 2006 Spring Fair

Puyallup Spring Fair 2006 Spring Fair 2006

The photos above were taken at the 2006 Spring Fair. The Puyallup Spring Fair takes place every year in April and coincides with the Daffodil Festival. The fair is half the size of the September fair. Coaster Thrill Ride, also known as Giant Coaster or just Roller Coaster to the fair, operates during both fairs.

The Puyallup coaster is considered a classic wooden coaster by ACE (American Coaster Enthusiasts). ACE is the world's largest non-profit organization that "fosters and promotes the conservation, appreciation, knowledge, and enjoyment of the classic wooden roller coaster and the contemporary steel roller coaster." An ACE Coaster Classic is about a traditional experience. One that has been shared by generations of thrill seekers since the golden age of the 1920s when the wild, uninhibited, free wheeling thrills of the wooden coaster established it as the premier thrill ride and an icon of popular culture."

This coaster is also the last remaining wooden coaster that operates only during a fair (Spring and Fall), and that also runs vintage Prior and Church trains. So, the Puyallup coaster fits well within the "Coaster Classic" status.