Gold Star Town of Upsala, Ontario

Mosquito Carrying Man

Mosquito Carrying Man - Postcard
Designer: Ken Gaudette, Don Belmore, Lori Ashinnabie

When Built: July 1997

Dimensions:
Mosquito wingspan: 15 Feet (4.6 Metres)
Mosquito length: 16 Feet (4.9 Metres)
Man height: 6 Feet (1.8 Metres)

Construction Materials:
Steel and Fibreglass

Location:
G.G. Service

Reason for Building:

"An attraction: to show how big our mosquito can get"

Additional Information:

The mosquito is carring the man with his legs as well as a knife and fork.

The back of the postcard says: "It could only happen in the Upsala Campgrounds" in Upsala. Office is located at the Can-Op Service Station. Owned by Ken and Rita Gaudette."

Upsala also features a large fish:
Fish

Information Source: G.G. Service

Picture Source: Post card from G.G. Service

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Created By DMY on September 20, 2000
Last Updated: August 28, 2001