Town of Beaverlodge, Alberta

Crown

Beaver - Heavy Industries 2004
Designer: Cory Porterfield, Art Director
Heavy Industries (Calgary, AB)

When Built: 2004

Dimensions:
Height: 15 Feet (4.6 Metres)
Length: 18 Feet (5.5 Metres)
Width: 10 Feet (3.0 Metres)
Weight: 3000 pounds
Length Log: 20 Feet (6.1 Metres)

Construction Materials:
Metal frame, covered with EPS foam and then hard coated with polyurea.

Location:
Next to Highway 43

Reason for Building:

Built as a town landmark

Additional Information:

It took 95 gallons of polyurea, approximately 13 gallons of paint and 18 blocks of foam to make. It was built using cnc scanning and milling.

Heavy Industries have also created a new Jasper the Bear for the Town of Jasper. It was built from an orginal maquette that was made in the 1950's.

Information Source: Cory Porterfield, Art Director Heavy Industries (Calgary, AB) and Issue 29, July 20, 2004 Update - Atco Electric Newsletter

Picture Source: Cory Porterfield, Art Director Heavy Industries

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Created By DMY on July 21, 2004
Last Updated: August 25, 2004