Diving Machine

Bolliger & Mabillard's Diving Machine, distinguished by its wide, stadium seating-style trains, was the world's first coaster with a vertical drop when it debuted more than a decade ago. Versions of the ride, another contender for <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLREC000069" title="Hersheypark" href="/topic/business/tourism-leisure-industry/amusement-theme-parks/hersheypark-PLREC000069.topic">Hersheypark</a>'s Attraction 2012, can be found at <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLREC000048" title="Busch Gardens Orlando" href="/topic/business/tourism-leisure-industry/amusement-theme-parks/busch-gardens-orlando-PLREC000048.topic">Busch Gardens</a> park in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100404010000" title="Tampa" href="/topic/us/florida/hillsborough-county/tampa-PLGEO100100404010000.topic">Tampa</a>, Fla. (Sheikra) and Williamsburg, Va. (Griffon).
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Bolliger & Mabillard's Diving Machine, distinguished by its wide, stadium seating-style trains, was the world's first coaster with a vertical drop when it debuted more than a decade ago. Versions of the ride, another contender for Hersheypark's Attraction 2012, can be found at Busch Gardens park in Tampa, Fla. (Sheikra) and Williamsburg, Va. (Griffon).

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