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We installed this in June 2012.
The commissioners wanted something to represent
'Yesterday, Today & Forever', and we had workshops with
the community to get ideas for what the sculpture might
There was a terrible mining disaster in 1925, when men and
horses were killed, so we thought a pit pony and miner,
having a day off to go to the Blaydon Races would be a fine subject for 'the past', and we got ideas from the community about the present and future - new houses and the children.
We were very excited to don our safety gear and watch the sculpture being galvanised - thanks to Premier in Hull for that - it was fascinating.
And while we're thanking people, Kelly's Plant hire in Scotswood made us so welcome during installation week, and provided machinery which made the job so easy - many thanks to them.
Images show - below - Wednesday morning 9am and Saturday afternoon 6pm - us, very relieved it's gone ok, with finished article and tiny macquette.
and above a close up of the figures. Pete's new 5 ton hydraulic press which he built to make the Luddites was invaluable.
The horse is called Lenny