Richard Harris’ 1940 history-making patent

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6 Responses to “Richard Harris’ 1940 history-making patent”

  1. hi, i love this ride. i went on it today… it is a really fun ride! the only thing i dont like about it is that if you ride with someone you get squished or squish someone elce……. but i still love this ride!! thanks

    tyler mccane - July 12th, 2009 at 2:48 pm

  2. my great grandfather was Richard H.Harris who was the inventer of this awesome ride.He had many talents some better than others,but he made a set of trains when my grandfather was little and we still have the in our garage. they are very cool. and im proud to say that was my great grandfather

    lauren - December 27th, 2011 at 2:33 am

  3. I also know how the scrambler got its name and evreything about it.

    lauren - December 27th, 2011 at 2:36 am

  4. Your Great Grandfather was a genius Lauren. I have loved this ride since I was a kid and I still ride it today. Any info about the Scrambler would be great :) thanks

    Vince - September 17th, 2012 at 1:58 am

  5. I recently went to a local festival that had a carnival, I was shocked and dismayed on how the show did NOT include the Scrambler as one of the attractions!

    To me every carnival of any type quality will or has the scrambler! It’s as a tradition of carnival’s as is the ball park frank hotdog’s at a baseball game as peanut butter is to jelly! A perfect union!

    Thankfully me and the wife went to King’s island in Ohio a week after the festival and yes, I took the time to ride my all time classic and favorite ride there! The Scrambler!

    Adam Gibbons - June 19th, 2014 at 10:29 am

  6. Lauren: I’m researching the history of the Scrambler. I’m interested to know more about your Great Grandfather – what was his profession, did he design other rides, what other things do he make. How did he build and test the first version of the Scrambler. Would love to have a conversation. You can contact me through our website at http://www.thrilllaboratory.com Best, Brendan

    Brendan Walker - November 13th, 2019 at 11:59 pm

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