This year, three Ryerson Engineering students joined the CNE construction field trip (from left, Taha Simsek, Tyler Nagata, Meghan Keegan). Aside from posing with Squirtles (Pokémon game prizes likely to be the hot commodity this year), they had the opportunity to join me in shadowing some ride inspections and watching the assembly of Canada’s largest fair.
One fun activity is trying to identify rides before they’re completely assembled. We won’t give away the answer to the one below (dark green, in front of the assembled Niagara Falls portable flume, with TFC home stadium in the background).
(Click to see the finished ride.)