Nelsonian, The (32-piece one-man band) - Buffalo, MN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FSU*Noles
N 45° 12.319 W 093° 51.791
15T E 432211 N 5006121
Quick Description: This is The Nelsonian, a 32-piece one-man band that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Object #79003918.
Location: Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 5/21/2008 9:03:50 AM
Waymark Code: WM3VEN
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 34

Long Description:
The Nelsonian, also known as the “Mighty Nelsonian” is an imposing 32-piece one-man band machine invented and constructed by Albert Nelson. It took took 35 years to build, has 6,000 feet of rubber tubing, 50,000 parts, and weighs over 2,600 lbs. It is housed inside the free museum at the Wright County Heritage Center, where visitors can see it and the truck that was used to move the instrument around. Pictures are enclosed - thanks for visiting!
Street address:
2001 Hwy 25 N
Buffalo, MN USA
55313


County / Borough / Parish: Wright

Year listed: 1979

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event

Periods of significance: 1932-1956, 1958-1983

Historic function: Recreation and Culture

Current function: Recreation and Culture

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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