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: 7/5/2010 9:22:07 PM
Waymark Code: WM96ET
This is one big toy and holds the Guinness World Record for the biggest Tin Soldier.
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.