Wonder Wheel

Wonder Wheel (HM2077)

Location: , NY 11224 Kings County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 34.433', W 73° 58.733'

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Wonder Wheel
Construction began in 1918.
Opened Memorial Day in 1920.
Built right here in Coney Island by Herman Garms & Bethlehem Steel.
Weight: 400,000 pounds.
Height: 150 feet, tallest in the world.
Capacity: 144 people.
The only wheel of its kind in the World, featuring 16 swinging cars & 8 stationary cars.
Over 30 million riders - never a single accident in 89 years.
Declared an official NYC landmark in 1989.
HM NumberHM2077
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 586428 N 4491956
Decimal Degrees40.57388333, -73.97888333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 34.433', W 73° 58.733'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 34' 25.98" N, 73° 58' 43.98" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)718
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3058 Jones Walk, NY 11224, US
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