St. Paul, MN Ferris Wheel Accident, Sep 1905
FELL FROM A "FERRIS" WHEEL.
WOMAN INSTANTLY KILLED AND HUSBAND SOON DIED IN ST. PAUL.
St. Paul, Minn. -- In the presence of thousands of visitors at the state fair at St. Paul, Minn., Thursday. MR. and MRS. SEVENTHAL, of Eau Claire, Wis., fell from the upper car of a Ferris wheel to the ground, a distance of nearly 100 feet.
MRS. SEVENTHAL was instantly killed and her husband was so badly injured that he died shortly afterward.
The accident created a scene bordering on a panic.
The car was descending and the seat in which they were seated broke, precipitating them to the ground.
Sioux County Herald Orange City Iowa 1905-09-13