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Ames Sculpture 2018Since its placement in 2001 the landscape surrounding the Ames Sculpture has changed. The artwork was created by Colorado artist Robert Larum and is an ode to Burnsville's transformation from a farming community to a bustling suburb. In also is a recognition of Ames' own construction industry.
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Dedication of the Ames Sculpture August 1, 2001
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Ames sculpture plaque.This beautiful sculpture was a gift to the City of Burnsville
from Ames Construction Company and was coordinated through
the Burnsville Community Foundation. This plaque is found at the base of the sculpture 2018.

The artwork was created by Colorado artist Robert Larum and is an ode to Burnsville's transformation from a farming community to a bustling suburb. In also is a recognition of Ames' own construction industry.
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Ames Sculpture 2018A close up of one of the horses in the Ames Sculpture 2018. The artwork was created by Colorado artist Robert Larum and is an ode to Burnsville's transformation from a farming community to a bustling suburb. In also is a recognition of Ames' own construction industry.
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Ames surprise sculpture revealed 2001August 8, 2001 Sun Thisweek news reports on the unveiling of the Ames Sculpture at the Heart of the City.
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Ames Sculpture 2018A close up shot of a portion of the Ames Sculpture 2018. The artwork was created by Colorado artist Robert Larum and is an ode to Burnsville's transformation from a farming community to a bustling suburb. In also is a recognition of Ames' own construction industry.
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Ames Sculpture 2018A close up shot of the horses of the Ames Sculpture 2018. The artwork was created by Colorado artist Robert Larum and is an ode to Burnsville's transformation from a farming community to a bustling suburb. In also is a recognition of Ames' own construction industry.
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Ames Sculpture 2018A close up view of the Ames Sculpture installed 2001, shown 17 years later. The artwork was created by Colorado artist Robert Larum and is an ode to Burnsville's transformation from a farming community to a bustling suburb. In also is a recognition of Ames' own construction industry.
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Ames Sculpture 2018A close up of the powerful legs of the horses in the Ames Sculpture 2018. The artwork was created by Colorado artist Robert Larum and is an ode to Burnsville's transformation from a farming community to a bustling suburb. In also is a recognition of Ames' own construction industry.
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Ames sculpture 2001 photoUnveiling of the Ames Sculpture 2001.
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Ames Sculpture 2018Since it's unveiling in 2001 the landscape surrounding the Ames Sculpture has grown. The artwork was created by Colorado artist Robert Larum and is an ode to Burnsville's transformation from a farming community to a bustling suburb. In also is a recognition of Ames' own construction industry.
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Ames Sculpture 2018A view of the plaque telling the story behind the sculpture and the donation recognition. The artwork was created by Colorado artist Robert Larum and is an ode to Burnsville's transformation from a farming community to a bustling suburb. In also is a recognition of Ames' own construction industry.
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Ames Sculpture 2018The artwork was created by Colorado artist Robert Larum and is an ode to Burnsville's transformation from a farming community to a bustling suburb. In also is a recognition of Ames' own construction industry.
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Ames Construction Statue 2001 photoAmes has also frequently has lent support to Burnsville and other South Metro cities, including a $250,000 bronze sculpture at the intersection of Burnsville Parkway and Pleasant Avenue.
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Ames Construction Statue 2001 photoAmes has also frequently has lent support to Burnsville and other South Metro cities, including a $250,000 bronze sculpture at the intersection of Burnsville Parkway and Pleasant Avenue.
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Ames Construction Statue 2001 photoAmes has also frequently has lent support to Burnsville and other South Metro cities, including a $250,000 bronze sculpture at the intersection of Burnsville Parkway and Pleasant Avenue.
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Ames Sculpture 2018A full view of the Ames Sculpture's surroundings as it looks in 2018. It was installed in 2001.The artwork was created by Colorado artist Robert Larum and is an ode to Burnsville's transformation from a farming community to a bustling suburb. In also is a recognition of Ames' own construction industry.
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Ames sculpture plaque.The Sculpture Foundation for the Ames Statue, by Edward Kraemer & Sons, INC, 2001
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A tribute in bronze 2001August 4, 2001 Burnsville Eagan Sun/Thisweek news reports that the Ames Sculpture, Dick Ames gift to Burnsville and a tribute to the industry in which he earned stature and wealth, was unveiled in the Heart of the City.
         
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