A New Architectural Feat
At The Chicago World Fair
The Ferris Wheel
In total it weighs 53,031 pounds.
See The Fair In A New Light
Tower over Chicago at a height of 268 feet.
Months in the Making
It was constructed from the winter of 1892 to June 1893, using steel.
The Wheel is named after George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr., whom designed and constructed it. It has been built to rival Paris' Eiffel Tower and show all that American has to offer.