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West Lafayette, Indiana: World's Largest Boilermaker Statue

The factory worker, not the beer-and-shot combo. 18 feet tall, wears a hard hat, and is about to whack a piece of metal on an anvil with a hammer.

Ross-Ade Stadium

N. University Drive, West Lafayette, IN
Look for signs pointing to the stadium. The statue is in between the teams' practice building and Ross-Ade Stadium, on University Drive north of Cary Drive.
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World's Largest Boilermaker Statue,

World's Largest Boilermaker Statue

The statue is hard to find due to construction in the area. It is at the top of the hill.

[Sue Kelly, 07/15/2018]

Boilermaker statue.

World's Largest Boilermaker Statue

This thing is humongous. The World's Largest Boilermaker Statue is right between Ross-Ade Stadium and the Brees Academic Performance Center.

[Mallory Billings, 07/02/2016]

The World's Largest Boilermaker.

World's Largest Boilermaker Statue

"The Boilermaker" is an 18-foot, 5,400-pound bronze statue on Purdue University campus. The design, started by NC sculptor Jon Hair in 2003, is based on 19th century locomotive boilermakers.

The statue was commissioned by an anonymous donor to be the "World's Largest Boilermaker," appropriately in place in front of the stadium that is Home of the Boilermakers -- Ross-Ade Stadium.

[Nick Williams, 03/19/2008]

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