Photographer's Note

The "modern" big wheel is born thanks to George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr., he made bridges to Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania.
Ferris conceived the first big wheel, on the occasion of the World Fair of 1893 in Chicago. The big wheel was supposed to be a rival attraction of the Eiffel Tower, the central work of the World Fair of Paris of 1889.
Here the big wheel of the luna park of Hyres.

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Additional Photos by Thierry ANDRE (ThierryA) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 761 W: 173 N: 672] (6704)
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