Town of Bow Island, Alberta

Sunflower Plant

Sunflower - Len SuchanSunflower - Len Suchan
Designer: Jager Homes (Calgary, AB)

When Built: Mid 1980's

Dimensions:
Height: 30 Feet (9.1 Metres)
Weight: 4200 Pounds

Construction Materials:
Steel

Location:

Reason for Building:

It was built for a contest - "Tallest Sunflower Seed"

Additional Information:

Located in front of the Alberta Sunflower Seed Ltd. plant

Built to withstand 110 Kilometre winds

Second photo is a shot of the back of the Sunflower

Bow Island also features an Oil Derrick and a Pinto Bean:
Oil Derrick Pinto Bean

Information Source: Alberta Sunflower Seed Ltd. and Len Suchan of Mr. Lens Photography (Saskatoon)

Picture Source: Len Suchan of Mr. Lens Photography (Saskatoon)

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Created By DMY on May 5, 1999
Last Updated: September 10, 2001