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Extreme Engineering... by Christine R. Lobsinger
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Extreme Engineering... Monthly Theme - August 13/09
The Creative Power of Attraction... It's big, it's round, it spins and it moves SLOWLY so visitors will see breathtaking views of the Horseshoe and American Falls, the City and beyond. Canada's largest observation wheel at 175 feet tall was designed by Ronald Bussink Professional Rides of Switzerland and manufactured by Chance Rides in Wichita, Kansas. High tech control systems were designed and built by Siemens. The Niagara Skywheel represents a 10 million dollar investment designed to ensure the long term vitality of Cliffon Hill as the street of Fun by the Falls.