Fort Assiniboine, Alberta, Canada: World's Largest Wagon Wheel and Pick Axe

Unveiled in 2005, and both are of Bunyanesque proportion: the wheel has a 24 ft. diameter and the axe is 24 ft. tall.
Address:
Main St., Fort Assiniboine, AB, Canada
Directions:
Fort Assiniboine is about 1 hour 45 minutes northwest of Edmonton. The Wheel and Pick Axe are on the south side of Main St.
Phone:
780-778-8400
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Wagon Wheel and Pick Axe. World's Largest Wagon Wheel and Pick Axe

The World's Largest Wagon Wheel and Pick Axe stands in Fort Assiniboine. The wagon wheel is 24 feet and the pick axe is 20 feet. It was constructed by Studio Y Creations, out of Calgary, Alberta, of hand carved EPS foam, hard coated with SYC weather coat and painted with an enamel finish. The frame is engineered steel. The grand opening was July 20th, 2005.

[Tony Kulbisky, 08/08/2005]

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