Hillyard Ferris Wheel - Spokane, WA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
N 47° 42.195 W 117° 21.841
11T E 472690 N 5283382
Quick Description: At the east end of Olympic Avenue in the Hillyard community of northeast Spokane stands a small ferris wheel. Why, we still don't know.
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 11/15/2016 11:11:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMTFBY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mark1962
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Long Description:
The little ferris wheel stands in front of an empty house, once a boarding house in the days that the Great Northern Railroad shops were here, providing employment for hundreds of Hillyard residents. The railroad has moved on, the boarding house is empty, but the ferris wheel is still here. It stands on a lot owned by a Hillyard resident, but its ownership is unclear. Possibly it has something to to with the annual Hillyard Festival, a three day neighbourhood party that has been going on every August since 1911.

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Hillyard Ferris Wheel

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