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Texas Star
Texas Star Ferris wheel
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Cost $2.2 million<ref name="d6"/>

Texas Star is a Ferris wheel at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas, where it operates during the annual State Fair of Texas<ref name="bigtexFacts">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> and is the most popular ride.<ref name="d4"/>

It has an overall height of {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} and was the tallest Ferris wheel in North America<ref name="NYT">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref><ref name="d4">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> from 1985 until the opening of the {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} Star of Puebla, Mexico, on 22 July 2013.<ref>Puebla, Mexico becomes first site of Bussink R80XL Wheel</ref>

Texas Star can carry up to 264 passengers in its 44 gondolas.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> The view is one of the things that entice people to ride on it.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref>

Texas Star illuminated at night

Built by SDC Corp. in Reggio Emilia, Italy, at a cost of $2.2 million,<ref name="d6">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> it was shipped to Dallas for its debut at the 1985 State Fair of Texas.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> It is owned by Barbara Brown and her brother Mike Sandefur.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref>

From 1985 to 2007 it was illuminated at night by 16,000 incandescent red, white, and blue turbolites.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> In 2008, the incandescent system was replaced with a longer-lasting, more energy-efficient LED system.<ref name="pr8">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=pressrelease |type=Press release }}</ref>


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Texas Star
Texas Star Ferris wheel
Height convert}}<ref name="NYT" /><ref name="bigtexFacts" />
Weight convert}}{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst $B=

{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}[citation needed] }}

Cost $2.2 million<ref name="d6"/>

Texas Star is a Ferris wheel at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas, where it operates during the annual State Fair of Texas<ref name="bigtexFacts">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> and is the most popular ride.<ref name="d4"/>

It has an overall height of {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} and was the tallest Ferris wheel in North America<ref name="NYT">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref><ref name="d4">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> from 1985 until the opening of the {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} Star of Puebla, Mexico, on 22 July 2013.<ref>Puebla, Mexico becomes first site of Bussink R80XL Wheel</ref>

Texas Star can carry up to 264 passengers in its 44 gondolas.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> The view is one of the things that entice people to ride on it.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref>

Texas Star illuminated at night

Built by SDC Corp. in Reggio Emilia, Italy, at a cost of $2.2 million,<ref name="d6">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> it was shipped to Dallas for its debut at the 1985 State Fair of Texas.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> It is owned by Barbara Brown and her brother Mike Sandefur.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref>

From 1985 to 2007 it was illuminated at night by 16,000 incandescent red, white, and blue turbolites.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> In 2008, the incandescent system was replaced with a longer-lasting, more energy-efficient LED system.<ref name="pr8">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=pressrelease |type=Press release }}</ref>


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