Twas the morning before CNE and all through the midway, … there were new rides arriving and still some spaces.
Half a day later, it looked like this:
See if you guessed what it will finally look like.
In the morning, the students had the pleasure of showing the new Dean of Engineering and Architectural Science, Dr. Tom Duever, around our “lab for a week”.
After a pause for lunch, we braved the winds and cloudy skies to watch the Giant Wheel go up, from efficient packing on three trailers:
By late afternoon, everyone was hard at work and concentrating on getting the equipment up, so we left them with it and we will be back to visit during the show! Many thanks to the Technical Standards and Safety Authority, the Canadian National Exhibition, North American Midway Entertainment, and the many partners and contributors who shared bits of knowledge, explained what they were doing, accommodated the students taking a closer look, and were completely good sports about letting us watch as they did the real work of putting on Canada’s largest fair, preparing to entertain over 1.3 million guests over the next 18 days.