Gold Star Municipality of Moonbeam, Ontario

Space Ship - Flying Saucer

Saucer - Steve Robinson
Designer: Mid Canada Fiberglass Ltd.
(New Liskeard, ON)

When Built: 1991

Dimensions:
Diameter: 18 Feet (5.5 Metres)
Height: 9 Feet (2.7 Metres)

Construction Materials:
Fibreglass Sections, Steel Legs

Location:

Reason for Building:

"Tourist Attraction"

Additional Information:

That is the photographer's daughters Jamie-Lee and Jesse and sons Brandon and Kyle in the photo.

There are rotating flashing lights around the saucer.

Project cost about $25,000.

It was controversial when it was being built. Many residents wanted an animal such as a fish which would represent the tourism industry in the community.

Mid Canada Fiberglass Ltd. of New Liskeard, ON also created Mrs. Claybelt the Cow in Dymond, ON.

Information Source: Municipality of Moonbeam, Moonbeam to Produce Space Ship , Timmins Press July 11, 1990, and Out of this World - Spaceship lands in Moonbeam , Timmins Press June 21, 1991

Picture Source: Steve Robinson

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Created By DMY on February 26, 1999
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