Steel First

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Steel First
Previously known as Snowball Express at Santa's Village AZoosment Park
Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
Coordinates40°34′40″N 75°32′14″W / 40.57776°N 75.53735°W / 40.57776; -75.53735Coordinates: 40°34′40″N 75°32′14″W / 40.57776°N 75.53735°W / 40.57776; -75.53735
Opening date1990 (1990)
Closing date2010 (2010)
Replaced byDragon Coaster
Santa's Village AZoosment Park
Closing date1985 (1985)
General statistics
TypeSteel – Junior
ManufacturerAllan Herschell Company
ModelLittle Dipper
Track layoutOval
Height restriction34 in (86 cm)
TrainsSingle train with 3 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 12 riders per train.
Steel First at RCDB
Pictures of Steel First at RCDB

Steel First was a junior steel roller coaster located at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom in South Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania. Manufactured by the Allan Herschell Company, the ride opened to the public in 1990.

The coaster was originally located in East Dundee, IL at Santa's Village, where it was known as Snowball Express. It was removed in 1985 and placed in storage, until it was bought and moved to Dorney Park. Maximum rider height was 34". It was originally named the Little Laser, but its name was changed to Steel First for the 2009 season after the removal of another roller coaster at the park known as Laser. Steel First operated until the 2010 season and has since been removed.