And it turned out that the four year old was correct. It was a safer (and much slower) ride. At one point, several of the men, including the engineer, had to keep getting off the train and pushing.
The cone part is full of tater tots and the burgers had an option for "style." The boys chose "Plain Jane" - which was just pickles and ketchup and mustard. I ordered "The Jam" which had bacon onion jam and blue cheese. It was excellent. :)