Fifteenth Passenger Cabin Hoisted Onto High Roller Las Vegas Ferris Wheel

The High Roller, the world’s tallest observation wheel, is over the hump. Of its 28 passenger cabins, 15 have been installed, and more cabins are arriving every day.

High Roller observation wheel Las Vegas
If you’re counting, they skip a space at the lower left, and there’s one hidden by the passenger loading platform. Don’t you have anything better to do?

The process of attaching the passenger pods has moved quickly, with the 15 cabins having been installed just since Nov. 5, 2013.

The cabin installation phase was supposed to take two months, but the wizards at the High Roller know how anxious this blog is to see the wheel completed, so they accelerated the schedule. Yes, just for us.

Las Vegas High Roller wheel
Two more pods are waiting in the wings. They hold a whopping 40 people each.

Of course, we already jumped ahead a bit, so we know what the High Roller Ferris wheel will look like when it’s complete. You can be the first person in your cube farm to get our exclusive desktop background image depicting the completed High Roller wheel.

You’ll also want to dive deeply into our exhaustive, some might say obsessive, coverage of the construction of the High Roller Las Vegas observation wheel.