Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Santa Monica Pier Ferris Wheel
If you have ever wanted your very own amusement Ferris Wheel now is your chance. The solar powered wheel on the Santa Monica pier is up for sale. For just $50,000 starting bid you can own the world’s first solar-powered Ferris wheel. According to park officials the wheel needs to be replaced after 12 years of exposure to the Pacific Ocean. Original cost for the Santa Monica Pier Ferris Wheel was 800,000 dollars, so fifty grand is quite a savings. Half the proceeds from the final auction will go to the Special Olympics of southern California.