March 6, 2017

Here are some installation photos as Akbar’s Elephant moved into the Fox Tower in Portland, Oregon.

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Here is the gantry crane assembled and about to be moved into position. In the background you can see parts of the sculpture. Photo by Lee Kelly.
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Assembling Akbar’s Elephant.
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Flying in the last part.
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Welding it back together. The installation took less than five hours thanks to the detail-oriented genius of Jim Schmidt (on ladder) who managed the whole gig. Photo by Lee Kelly.

Read:
Akbar’s Elephant to Fox Tower, part one
Part two
Part three
Part four

 

 

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