The First Ferris Wheel

Chicago Wold Fair

Special Features

The first Ferris Wheel has been created! It has been finely crafted out of steel rods and is 250 feet in diameter. It contains 36 cars; each can hold about 60 people and equipt with its own lunch counter. Created by George Washington Gale Ferris

Chicago World Fair

Monday, May 1st 1893 at 12pm

Jackson Park, Chicago, IL, United States

Chicago, IL

690 Acres