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Grandson, grandfather unite to build backyard rollercoaster

Dr. Fred Silverblatt
Posted at 10:46 PM, Sep 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-05 23:51:08-04

A wooded yard in Rhode Island is getting a lot of attention after a grandfather and his grandson have converted it into a homemade amusement ride.

Dr. Fred Silverblatt still practices medicine and runs triathlons.

Needless to say, Dr. Silverblatt doesn’t like to sit still.

That’s a trait that’s apparently been handed down to his 20-year-old grandson, Elliott Ryan, who is studying to be a civil engineer.

Together, they have built a one-way rollercoaster than sits on Silverblatt’s property and has been a longtime dream of Ryan’s.