City of New Westminster, British Columbia

Tin Soldier

Tin Soldier - Zoe SchulerTin Soldier - Zoe Schuler
Designer: The Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 280
Vancouver and the
BC Sheet Metal Association

When Built (unveiling): November 29, 2000

Dimensions:
Height: 32 Feet (9.8 Metres)
Weight: 5 Tons

Construction Materials:
Stainless Steel

Location:
Westminster Quay Public Market

Reason for Building:

Centre-piece of the New Westminster's Festival of Trees Celebration

Additional Information:

Fabricated at Austin Metal Fabricators in Burnaby, BC.

It is modelled on soldiers of the Royal Engineers who founded New Westminster 137 years ago (2001)

It is also a time capsule.

Information Source: Zoe Schuler and http://www.austinmetal.com/web/tinman.htm

Picture Source: Zoe Schuler

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Created By DMY on December 15, 2001
Last Updated: December 18, 2002