Image ID
ICHi-053334
Headline
Workers erecting the Ferris wheel on North Clark Street and Wrightwood Avenue
Date Depicted
July 15, 1895
Artwork/Object Depicted
photographic prints
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-053334
Inventory Number
1989.203
Storage Location
James E. Baggs photograph collection: Box 2, Folder: Ferris Wheel - Dismantling Process 2
Acquisition Source
Gift of Doris and Lois McWhorter
Max Pixels - Height
2377
Max Pixels - Width
2987
KEYWORDS
LP092
construction
dismantling
heights
men
workers
Chicago (Ill.)
reconstruction
Ferris wheels
labor
workers erecting the ferris wheel on north clark street and wrightwood avenue

View of workers standing on axles and beams of the Ferris wheel during its reconstruction on North Clark Street and Wrightwood Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, July 15, 1895. This was the first Ferris wheel, originally constructed at the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893.

View of workers standing on axles and beams of the Ferris wheel during its reconstruction on North Clark Street and Wrightwood Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, July 15, 1895. This was the first Ferris wheel, originally constructed at the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893.