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White Rock  

Sundial 759
State/Province:  British Columbia Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Good
Latitude:   49° 01.306' N Longitude:   122° 48.445' W
Location:
  • White Rock Museum and Archives
    14970 Marine Drive
    White Rock
 
Description:
  • A 9 x 12 inch stainless steel horizontal dial with 4 AM to 8 PM hour lines and Roman hour numerals for 6 AM and 6 PM. Dial is set on a 24 inch square capital atop a 30 inch high pedestal of concrete and local stones. This pedestal sits on a 50 inch square concrete base that was saved when the railway was moved in 1984
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: White Rock Museum and Archives
  • Dedicated Heritage Day, February 1985. This dial rests on an original foundation post saved when the railway was moved in 1984. White Rock Historical Society.
  • Designer:
  • Builder: Riverside Foundry, Inc.
  • Construction Date: 1985
 

Last Revised: 6/27/2012 13:16