Town of Hughenden, Alberta

Brown-Eyed Susan

Brown-Eyed Susan - Louis Johnson
Designer: Ed Larson (Hughenden, AB)
Painted By: Jeanette Spornitz, Melissa Manning and Tyler Larson

When Built: September 10, 2001

Dimensions:
Height: 14 Feet (4.2 Metres)
Width at leaves: 12 Feet (3.6 Metres)
Flower Diameter: 9 Feet (2.7 Metres)

Construction Materials:
Steel pipe stem set in concrete, petals are painted on part of a rubber tire, center is fibre glass.

Location:
Corner of Rydberg and McTavish Streets, where you enter

Reason for Building:

Built for fun, donated to Hughenden, dedicated in honour of the International Year of the Volunteer.

Additional Information:

Ed built this Brown-Eyed Susan over winter by hand from materials rescued from discards. Ed Larsonís yard contains a model steam tractor that he built.

Information Source: Louis Johnson

Picture Source: Louis Johnson

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Created By DMY on October 18, 2001
Last Updated: October 18, 2001