San Diego’s Giant Dipper Roller Coaster

Photos of the Giant Dipper, an iconic roller coaster in Mission Beach that has been part of San Diego's history for nearly a century.

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Giant Dipper riders take the plunge in this photo by Trevor Clark of Clarkbourne Creative, provided by Belmont Park. You can see the ocean views to the right.
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The Giant Dipper -- Belmont Park's most famous attraction -- celebrates its birthday on the 4th of July. The wooden roller coaster originally opened in Mission Beach in San Diego on July 4, 1925.
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An undated historic photo of the Giant Dipper at Belmont Park.
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An undated historic photo of the Giant Dipper at Belmont Park.
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This aerial image provided by Belmont Park shows the waterfront views unique to the attraction. You can see the red tracks of the Giant Dipper peeking above the middle of this photo.
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The Giant Dipper -- Belmont Park's most famous attraction -- opened in Mission Beach in San Diego on July 4, 1925.
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Trevor Clark of Clarkbourne Creative/Belmont Park
Giant Dipper riders take the plunge in this photo by Trevor Clark of Clarkbourne Creative, provided by Belmont Park. You can see the ocean views to the right.
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A photo of the Giant Dipper in summer 2014.
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Instagram user @melvillemedia shared this photo of the Giant Dipper in June 2014 with NBC 7.
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Trevor Clark of Clarkbourne Creative/Belmont Park
Giant Dipper riders take the plunge in this photo by Trevor Clark of Clarkbourne Creative, provided by Belmont Park. You can see the ocean views to the right.
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