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The man who invented the wheel

The organizers received a lot of responses, but almost all of them were unoriginal — basically it was proposed to build a higher tower. Even Alexander Gustave Eiffel sent his project, which again was limited to the construction higher than the Parisian tower (Burnham received several dozen letters of protest from leading American engineers, perturbed by such unpatriotic approach).

Young engineer George Ferris came up with the idea. Considering various projects, one day during a dinner with colleagues he remembered the wheels of water mills, which saw growing on the Carson river in Nevada. By the end of dinner he was drawing on napkins sketches a giant Ferris wheel with cabins for visitors. Most of his colleagues found the project to be absolutely impossible, but Ferris was persistent. He spent $25 000 of their own funds (at that time a lot of money) for the creation of drawings and the development of precise specifications of structures, and finally, on November 29, 1892, the administration of the exhibition agreed. However, with one condition — unlike the Eiffel tower, whose construction was partially financed by the French government, and Ferris had to find the money to build the wheels (and he succeeded). In addition, the construction was given only 22 weeks (and during golodnostepskiy winter).  Continue reading

Park will appear in Moscow

The world’s largest indoor amusement Park will appear in Moscow

Presentation of the project the world’s largest indoor theme children’s amusement Park “dream Island” was held in the Central exhibition hall “Manege”, reported the press service of the mayor and government capital. …Except the Park building, on the floodplain will appear in a concert hall, a yacht club and a landscaped urban Park.

In Moscow will open an indoor amusement Park

World’s largest indoor theme Park for children “Island of dreams”, an area of nearly 300,000 square meters, will open in Moscow in 2018. …Visitors in the Park will be entertained by animated characters: Cheburashka, Gena the Crocodile, a wolf and a Hare.

In Moscow in 2018 will open a unique children’s amusement Park “dream Island”

In Nagatinskaya floodplain will have a unique children’s amusement Park “dream Island”. …There will be an indoor Park, “Dreamland” Park “Soyuzmultfilm”, a multiplex cinema, children’s themed cafe, objects of trade and public catering, Parking. Continue reading

Parc Asterix in Paris. 10 facts
A huge amusement Park near Paris. As Disneyland. only better. Asterix (Le Parc Astérix ) is a large theme Park near Paris. By the time of its construction, the French…

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The best parks of Moscow attrazione
After a busy day or week will immerse the whole family into the magical world of amusement parks of Moscow. Fortunately, in this glorious city is where to have fun.…

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Amusement Park
The amusement Park is a huge modern amusement Park, located on the third floor of the water Park "Moreon" and has no analogues in the Yasenevo district. More than 60…

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