Town of Castor, Alberta

Beaver (Paddy)

Beaver - Len SuchanBeaver - Len Suchan
Designer: Unknown

When Built: 1980

Dimensions:
Height: 5 Feet (1.5 Metres)

Construction Materials:
Unknown

Location:
In front of the post office on 50 Avenue.

Reason for Building:

The beaver was named town mascot since Castor is the French name for Beaver.

Additional Information:

There is a painted wall mural behind the beaver:
Beaver - Len Suchan

Castor is French for Beaver

Regan Paynter provided me with this earlier picture. Note the missing tree stump and Mural:
Beaver - Regan Paynter

Information Source: http://tis.gov.ab.ca/publictis/item/paddy_the_beaver.htm

Pictures Sources: Len Suchan of Mr. Lens Photography (Saskatoon) and Regan Paynter

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Created By DMY on August 10, 1999
Last Updated: October 2, 2001