Ferris wheel

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22 rescued from stalled Palm Desert Ferris wheel

PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) – Firefighters have rescued 22 people who were trapped on a stalled Ferris wheel at a Southern California resort. Fire officials say a drive cable snapped and stranded riders on the […]


The Las Vegas High Roller at The LINQ begins to operate on Monday, March 31, 2014, in Las Vegas. The 550-foot-tall attraction, which opened to the public on Monday, is the highest observation wheel in the world and features 28 cabins that can accommodate up to 40 people each. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Riders wowed by view from big Vegas Ferris wheel

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tourists began taking in the view Monday from a skyline-changing observation wheel that offers a unique overview of sparkling Las Vegas Strip resorts, wide skies and craggy brown mountains in the […]


The 55-story High Roller, the world's largest Ferris wheel, near the Las Vegas Strip on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Las Vegas’ record-breaking Ferris wheel in numbers

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Strip is getting the world’s largest Ferris wheel, dubbed the High Roller. Workers hoisted the final 60-foot piece of the 55-story outer wheel into place Tuesday. Here’s a […]


The world's tallest observation wheel, know as the High Roller is seen behind David Codiga, executive project director for The Linq, at The Linq construction site on Las Vegas Boulevard. The outer wheel of the 55-story High Roller ride is scheduled to be hoisted into place Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jeff Scheid, File)

Largest Ferris wheel nears completion in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The madcap carnival on the Las Vegas Strip is getting another over-the-top addition: the world’s largest Ferris wheel. The outer wheel of the 55-story High Roller ride is scheduled to be […]


NYC to round out skyline with tallest Ferris wheel

NEW YORK (AP) – The Big Apple is getting another “biggest”: the world’s tallest Ferris wheel, part of an ambitious plan to draw New Yorkers and tourists alike to the city’s so-called “forgotten borough.” The […]



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