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The Specialty Steelmaker of Titusville, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 41° 37.699 W 079° 39.628
17T E 611581 N 4609376
Quick Description: Dedicated to specialty steelmakers - and made out of 316L stainless steel (so it won't rust...)
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 12/19/2010 4:50:53 PM
Waymark Code: WMABJ9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 18

Long Description:
Official Description:
A steelworker stands holding a six foot long, thin steel beam with his gloved proper right hand. He holds calipers in his proper left hand with which he measures the width of the beam. The steelworker wears a hard-hat and has pens and pencils sticking out from the breast pocket on his proper right side. The sculpture rests on a square base on top of a concrete foundation.

Inscriptions:
SPECIALTY STEELMAKER
OF TITUSVILLE
Dedicated to CHARLES BURGESS,
founder of the Titusville Plant
and to the Specialty Steelmakers
of Titusville, Pennsylvania
1884-1984

Sculptor-George Danhires
Cast in March 1985
TYPE 316L Stainless Steel

Cytemp Specialty Steel Division
Cyclops Corporation
Titusville, Pennsylvania

Located right ?along the street at Burgess Park (700 East Main). This statue was created in 1985 to recognize 100 years of specialty steel production in Titusville.
TITLE: The Specialty Steelmaker of Titusville

ARTIST(S): George Danhires

DATE: Cast March 1985.

MEDIUM: Type 316L stainless steel on concrete base

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS PA000960

Direct Link to the Individual Listing in the Smithsonian Art Inventory: [Web Link]

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
Burgess Park East Main Street & Murdock Boulevard Titusville, Pennsylvania


DIFFERENCES NOTED BETWEEN THE INVENTORY LISTING AND YOUR OBSERVATIONS AND RESEARCH:
None


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