Tommy's views on Blackpool
Transcript of Tommy's views on Blackpool
By Tommy Knight
Opened 14th May 1894, The Tower is 158.12m high, including the flagstaff,And sways 1 inch in a 70 mile per hour gale.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach is home to the world's tallest and fastest rollercoaster - The Pepsi Max Big One, which is 235ft high and reaches speeds of 85mph
The Big WheelOpened in 1990.
It is 108 feet high.It can carry 216 passengers in its 26 carriages. The cost of the wheel was £750,000.
The Worlds first permanent electric street Tramway opened in Blackpool on the 29 September 1885 and ran from Cocker Street to South Shore.Overhead trolly trams introduced in 1899.