Triple Wheel

Triple Wheel
California's Great America
Location Santa Clara, California, USA
Status Defunct
Operated 1976 to 1997
Replaced by Invertigo
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Manufacturer Waagner-Biro
Product Triple Giant Wheel
Capacity 36 gondolas
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Triple Wheel was a triple Ferris Wheel built by Austrian manufacturer Waagner-Biro that was previously located at California's Great America in Santa Clara, California, USA. The ride was previously known as Sky Whirl. It opened in 1976.[1]

Trivia

  • Triple Wheel appeared in the 1994 movie Beverly Hills Cop III.[2]

References

  1. "Marriott's Great America offers plenty of family fun and thrills", The Napa Valley Register (1976-05-01), pp. 18. Retrieved on 13 December 2021.
  2. Mannes, George (June 10, 1994). "Eddie Murphy's dangerous ride". https://ew.com/article/1994/06/10/eddie-murphys-dangerous-ride/. Retrieved December 14, 2021. 
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