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Largest Tin Soldier - New Westminster, BC Canada
N 49° 12.018 W 122° 54.633
10U E 506516 N 5449726
Quick Description: Built in 2000, this Tin Soldier is styled after the soldiers of the Royal Engineers who founded New Westminster.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 7/15/2008 11:24:29 PM
Waymark Code: WM46Q2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wildbill-tn
Views: 73

Long Description:
The giant Tin Soldier was jointly designed by the Sheet Metal Workers International Association Local Union 280 and BC Sheet Metal Association (SMACNA-BC), and built by the Austin Metal Fabricators in Burnaby, BC. It was unveiled at the Royal Westminster Regiment Armoury. It was moved to it's present location a year later.

The Tin Soldier is: Height: 32 feet (9.8 meters)
Weight: 5 tons
Construction: Stainless Steel
Construction period: 500 man-hours

Information and construction photos can be viewed at AUSTIN METAL's web site.

Date the Record Happened: NOVEMBER 29 2000

Where did this record happen: New Westminster, BC

Who Broke this record: Austin Metal Fabricators,

Is there something to see here?: Yes

What is there to see here: The Tin Soldier

Website that Shows record happening or area now: Not listed

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