Palace Playland, Old Orchard Beach, Maine, has retired their old S.D.C. Galaxi roller coaster, which has operated there since 1994, and replaced it with a new Anaconda model 2.0 from Preston & Barbieri.
It is the first of this model to appear in the United States. The new coaster, called Sea Viper, is 70 feet (21 m) tall with a top speed of 42 mph (68 kph). Riders are arranged two across in two rows of six cars, a total of up to 24 guests, and carried over 1542 feet (470 m) of track. It will be located in the southwest corner of the park.