Upcycling at its best…

Calgary, Alberta Canada
Near the intersection of Stephen Avenue and Centre Street
29 September 2010

You know all the junk and scrap metal lying around up in the shed.

I’m sure you could come up with something like this 😊

Officially known as Powder the Plow Horse but often referred to as Steam Punk Clydesdale or Mechanical Horse.  Built by equine sculptor Dixie Jernett (whose website seems to no longer be available)

Here is a source of information on various (read that as many) interesting sculptures and installations around Calgary.

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10 Replies to “Upcycling at its best…”

  1. I’ve seen a few of these kinds of sculptures
    Makes me want to get a hold of hubby’s welder and go to town. Only I’m such a clutz I’d probably burn the place down lol


  2. Wow! This is so gorgeous. I love it. It’s triggered a memory I remember of an artwork made of junk that was in the Chicago EPA building that was awful. AWFUL! I shall have to write a post about it later and link it to your wonderful statue.


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