The Cyclone at Coney Island tops every list of the world’s greatest roller coasters and it’s easy to see why. The 2,640 feet of track will blow your mind, especially the exciting 85-foot drop, but the Cyclone is so much more. Enjoy these classic photos, stories and celebrity sightings that have made the Cyclone the icon that it is today as it celebrates its birthday today. It opened on June 26, 1927!
Since the ride opened on June 26, 1927, people haven’t been able to get enough of it. Its place in Brooklyn’s history and pop culture can’t be denied.