Client: Lakes Beautification Committee
Location: Virginia, MN, United States
Completion date: 1998
Artwork budget: $25,000
Gareth Andrews Fine Art
Fabricated Steel, 14'H x 14'W x 7'D, 4 tons of steel
Memorial to saw milling industry that was historically active on the site where the sculpture now sits.
Artist Gareth designed the piece. Fabricated by Byron Kesanen, artist and welder, and Gareth Andrews. Transported to site by Kirscher Transport.
The materials were donated by U.S. Steel and others. Praxair and Airgas donated welding supplies. Materials not included in the cost.