Village of Englefeld, Saskatchewan

Hog

Pig © August 1999 Samson YeePig © August 1999 David Yanciw
Designer: Wilfred Koenders

When Built: 1996

Dimensions:
Length: 17 Feet (5.2 Metres)
Height: 7 Feet 2 Inches (2.2 Metres)
Weight: 600 Pounds (272 Kilograms)

Construction Materials:
Wood, wire mesh and fibreglass cloth and resin

Location:
North side of Highway 5, on top of the Koenders building

Reason for Building:

As part of the celebrations of a Homecoming along and the 25th Annual HogFest.

Additional Information:

The 1998 Hogfest had 1,480 attending the supper which featured 16 roasted hogs.

If you look carefully, you will notice that the hog has eyelashes but no mouth.

Information Source: Village of Englefeld

Pictures Sources: Samson Yee and DMY

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Created By DMY on November 10, 1998
Last Updated: September 29, 2002