Designer: Local Volunteer Craftsmen
When Built: ?
Tourist atrraction. It is also a Village Landmark and Geographic Marker, Village Logo, and Entrance Sign.
It takes the shape of a country grain elevator. The design has been officially copyrighted by the Village of Sangudo.
The angle of the upper roof slope of the gnomn (casting arm) is 54o 54'. This corresponds with the north Lattitude of Sangudo. This allows it to indicate local solar time. On average, the Sangudo Solar Time is about 40 minutes behind MST or 1 hour and 40 mintues behind MDT. The large boulders that mark the time are as follows:
Erection of the momumnet was sponsored by the Sangudo Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Village. Over 70 volunteers and donators have been recognized for their support of this project.
Information Source: Village of Sangudo
Pictures Sources: Postcard from the Village of Sangudo