A photo tour through New Westminster, BC - Royal City - 49°12′25″N 122°54′40″W
Sunday, May 30, 2010
World's Largest Tin Soldier
At the New Westminster Quay lives the world's largest tin soldier. Unveiled at the location on 14 February 2001, the tin soldier is also a time capsule to be opened in 2025. The soldier is modeled on the soldiers of the Royal Engineers, who founded New Westminster in the 1850s.
Height: 9.8m Weight: 5 tons Material: stainless steel Constructed by: Austin Metal Fabricators, Burnaby, BC