Town of Ogema, Saskatchewan

Grasshopper (Ralph)

Grasshopper thumb
Designer: J.E. Myren

When Built: 1989

Dimensions:
Length: 12 Feet (3.7 Metres)
Height: 2 Feet (.6 Metres)
Wheat Stalk length: 30 Feet (9.1 Metres)

Construction Materials:
Metal, wooden pole, wheat head is also metal

Location:

Reason for Building:

Because of all the grasshoppers in the area in the '80s

Additional Information:

Located at the Deep South Pioneer Museum

Pictured in the photo is the photographer's wife (Barb) and his mother.

Information Source: Deep South Pioneer Museum (Ogema, SK)

Picture Source: Paul Gustafson

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Created By DMY on November 23, 1998
Last Updated: June 28, 2001