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FNS Photo by David Samson A Murphy Brothers Expo amusement ride lights the night sky at the Red River Valley Fair in West Fargo.

Fun won’t get old: Rides at Red River Valley Fair typically only replaced if they stop making money

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WEST FARGO — Ask an unscientific random sample of fairgoers what they think the oldest midway ride is, and you’ll hear “Ferris wheel” a lot.


Not quite. The two wheels were manufactured in the early 1990s, which puts them in the old-but-not-ancient category among the other rides there.

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