Thursday, March 29, 2007

Tilt-a-Whirl


Do you know this man? No, it's not an old Gisselquist - though if you've seen the family albums I couldn't fault you for guessing he was.

That's Herbert Sellner. He's the inventor of the Tilt-a-Whirl – my favorite amusement park ride. According to the Star Tribune, the good-old Tilt-a-Whirl may soon receive some legislative attention,

Eight decades after it was invented in a Faribault kitchen and began its long
run at the Minnesota State Fair, the Tilt-A-Whirl soon may share a lofty
distinction with blueberry muffins and monarch butterflies: the official state
something.

In this case, the official state amusement ride.


I love our legislature.

1 comment:

amy said...

This guy looks kind of like Bapa's dad...have you seen a picture?