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Ferris Wheel

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This old ferris wheel was sitting alongside the US highway Elise and I took to North Carolina.

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  1. julia 22 Sep ’09

    Hi,
    I really want to know where you saw this. i have a deep desire to go see it myself. What road in N. Carolina where you on? This is a beautiful picture.
    thank you,
    Julia

  2. billf 6 Dec ’09

    This is a great picture. It brings feelings of nostalgia, of a time when things were better. Very nice work.

  3. Kyle 26 Dec ’09

    I'm actually quite fuzzy about the exact details of where this was. I'm not one to discuss exact locations in the first place, but we found this place completely by accident at 6:00 AM after an hour long nap after hours of driving, so to say my mind wasn't the sharpest is an understatement.

    • Casieopea 8 Nov ’14

      I actually beleive that this looks remarkably like a place in ohio near where I own a home. The style of the cars on the wheel is what makes me wonder. Only – too many people have been tramping around there and the cops are keeping a tight lid on it at this point.

  4. Mike H. 19 Feb ’12

    Maybe you dreamt it : ) Agreed, very beautiful photo – I actually just bought a rock poster that uses this image, advertising a Robert Plant w/ Band of Joy concert.

  5. Amy Nicholls 8 Oct ’12

    Please contact me asap. I would really love to use this photo for our album art work. Please let me know asap if this is possible. Many thanks Amy

  6. William E. McCallister 17 Sep ’14

    Well it’s all over pinterest several times with not a clue of the photographer or source. I thought you should know this.
    Heres a couple.
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/184155072237607992/
    http://www.pinterest.com/pin/277041814548025023/

    • Kyle 14 Oct ’14 — Post Author

      Yeah, I’ve kind of learned that I lost control of the image a while back. I’ve been putting watermarks on everything since. Thanks for the heads up!

      I might spend a few days contacting people and asking them that they at least link back to my site in the future. I don’t mind so much that people are enjoying my work, just that they’re not giving me credit for it.

  7. kellie 26 Sep ’15

    Yea, today tried to use this same image on a social media group called “Urban street photography” on Facebook. The users are shutting her down right about now lol

    • Kyle 30 Sep ’15 — Post Author

      Hahaha, that’s freaking awesome. Happy to hear that some people have my back!

  8. tridingermckee 16 Mar ’18

    Really looks like the abandoned ferris wheel at Chippewa Lake, OH. I was there in ’14. Got a pic of it. Looks the same.

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