Town of Rosthern, Saskatchewan

Wheat Sculpture

Wheat © 1998 David Yanciw
Designer: Louis Guigon (Rosthern, SK)

When Built: 1990

Dimensions:
Overall height: 43 Feet (13.1 Metres) without the base

Construction Materials:
Metal

Location:
East side of Highway 11, across from the entrance to Rostern

Reason for Building:

It symbolizes the many achievements of Seager Wheeler, five-time world Wheat King champion, one of Canada's great agricultural scientists, seed grower, horticulturalist & primary producer. His original farm is just east of Rosthern.

Additional Information:

The sculpture is unpainted so that it will rust

Information Source: Town of Rosthern, SK

Picture Source: DMY

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Created By DMY on October 1, 1998
Last Updated: August 14, 2001