Chicago Wheel

Name Chicago Wheel
Height 80.4m (264ft)
Diameter 264m (75ft)
Opened 1893
Closed 1906
Country USA
Location Chicago; Illinois
Number of Cabins 36
Passengers per Cabin 20
Seating Capacity 720
Hourly Capacity 2160
Ride Duration 20 minutes
Climate Controlled No
Construction Cost Unknown
Status Defunct
Design/Manufacturer George Ferris
Type Fixed
Turns

Additional Notes: The original The Chicago Wheel opened on 1893 in Chicago; Illinois, USA. The observation wheel is 264 feet tall. There are 36 cabins capable of holding up to 20 people at one time resulting in a seating capacity of 720 passengers at one time. The duration of the ride was 20 minutes, resulting in a total capacity of 2160 people per hour.

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