Town of Turtleford, Saskatchewan

Turtle (Ernie the Turtle)

Turtle © May 2004 David YanciwTurtle © May 2004 David Yanciw
Designer: Don Foulds

When Built: 1983

Dimensions:
Height: 8 Feet (2.4 Metres)
Length: 28 Feet (8.5 Metres)
Width: 14 Feet (4.3 Metres)

Construction Materials:
Welded metal and wire mesh covered with four coats of cement

Location:
East side of Highway #26, across the road from Esso

Reason for Building:

To symbolize Turtleford acquiring town status

Additional Information:

Here is a view of what Ernie sees:
Turtle © May 2004 David Yanciw

Don Foulds also created the Indian Head in Indian Head, SK, the Woolly Mammoth in Kyle, SK, the Moose in Moose Jaw, SK and Giant Squid in Glover's Harbour, Nfld.

Information Source: The Town of Turtleford and Richard W. Donnan

Picture Source: DMY

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Created By DMY on October 1, 1998
Last Updated: July 20, 2004