Ferris Wheel

TyAna Hetherington & Abby Ford

George W. Ferris Comes Up With a New Invention for Chicago World Fair of 1893

George W. Ferris designed the first ferris wheel in Chicago Worlds Fair in 1893.

How This Contraption Works

Two 140 feet steel towers support the wheels connected by a 45 foot axle wheel diameter of 250 feet circumfrence of 825 feet two 1000 horse power reverseable engines powered the ride

Some More About the Ride

Fun for the whole family

George W. Ferris

George W. Ferris was bridge builder from Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania