Gold Star Town of Falher, Alberta

Bee

Bee - Postcard
Designer: Richard Ethier (local welder)

When Built: Spring 1990

Dimensions:
Overall length: 22 Feet 8 Inches (6.9 Metres)
Diameter: 7 Feet 7 Inches (2.3 Metres)

Construction Materials:
Metal

Location:

Reason for Building:

Apiculture is a major industry in the region with more than 48,000 colonies of honey bees. These bees produce, on average, 7 million pounds of honey each year.

Additional Information:

A local welder designed and constructed the bee using information from the encyclopedia.

Information Source: Town of Falher

Picture Source: Postcard from the Town of Falher, Alberta

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Created By DMY on September 26, 1998
Last Updated: October 1, 2001