Town of Midland, Ontario

Trumpeter Swan

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Designer: Ron Hunt

When Built (unveiling): October 12, 2001

Dimensions:
Wingspan: 25 Feet (7.6 Metres)
Height: 20 Feet (6.1 Metres)
Weight: 2700 lbs

Construction Materials:
Stainless Steel

Location:
Waterfront Park

Reason for Building:

In celebration of the trumpeter swan's reintroduction to Ontario after an absence of about 150 years. The trumpeter swan reintroduction was accomplished by the Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre over the past 12 years.

Additional Information:

The stainless steel was provided by Kindred Industries and with help from Kindred's employees, members of local 540 of the Sheet Metal Worker's International Association.

Information Source: Hudson Leavens

Picture Source: Hudson Leavens

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Created By DMY on September 23, 2001
Last Updated: December 15, 2001