Statues Outside the U.S.

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Tijuana, Mexico
Howard the Gnome
Nanoose Bay, BC
(now Victoria, BC)
Burnaby, BC
This Jesus statue is one of two enormous hilltop Jesus statues in Tijuana. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Howard the Gnome statue was built by Ron Hale in 1998 and installed as the mascot for the amusement park that Hale's family owned. The property was later developed as an Esso gas station. In 2019, the statue was removed. After restoration, he was installed at Galey Farms in Saanich, BC. He now blinks and waves his hand. Because of zoning laws, he is only allowed to stay up 90 days per year. He will displayed in the fall and then put in storage. [photo Mark Comstock] [map]

This Atlas statue is installed in front of Steve Nash Fitness World. It was apparently modeled after the Jack LaLanne Atlas statues in the States. This statue is much beefier than those statues and the hair, abs, arms, loincloth are entirely different. There is another Fitness World location in North Vancouver that has a statue inside which is a match for the LaLanne statues. [map]

Tightrope Walker
Niagara Falls, ON
Ripley's Moving Theatre [gone]
Niagara Falls, ON
Burger King Frankenstein
Niagara Falls, ON
Mountie [gone]
Niagara Falls, ON
This fiberglass Tight-rope Walker represents Charles Blondin who was the first person to cross the Falls on a tight-rope in 1859. The statue was installed in the 1960s and taken down in 2000. He was restored and reinstalled in 2005. He is suspended over the street in front of Louis Tussaud's Waxworks. For more, see this website. [map]

Ripley's Moving Theatre featured a ride that simulated the action on the movie screen. This statuary group was installed above the entrance. It was gone by 2023 when the place became Ripley's Selfie Studios.

The Burger King Frankenstein ties in with the attraction next door: House of Frankenstein which is a haunted house with wax figures. [map]

This Mountie is slightly less than life-size. It stood outside the Mounted Police Trading Post. This photo is from 2007. The statue was still there in 2014 but gone by 2015.

Tin Soldier
New Westminster, BC
Bicyclist [gone]
New Westminster, BC
Iron Man, Captain America, and Superman
Hamilton, ON
This Tin Soldier is 32 feet tall which makes it the world's largest tin soldier. It was modeled after a Sergeant Major soldier. The statue was built in 2000 and moved here in 2002. [map]

This Bicyclist statue was located at Cap's Bicycles. He was nicknamed "Chip". The statue was installed in 2015 just before this photo was taken. It was gone by 2016.

These Marvel comic book superhero statues are installed at Flamborough Patio Furniture. There are several other statues on the property, including these dinosaurs. [map]

More Canada:
Maytag Man (Calgary, AB) [gone]
Sentry (Calgary, AB)
Sentry (Calgary, AB)
Miner (Drumheller, AB)
Miner (Drumheller, AB)
Klondike Mike: 1, 2 (Edmonton, AB)
Sentry (Edmonton, AB)
12 Foot Davis (Peace River, AB) [map]
Spock (Vulcan, AB)
Viking (Burnaby, BC)
Cariboo Sam (Cache Creek, BC)
Little Giant of the Big Peace (Chetwynd, BC)
Mr. PG (Prince George, BC)
Woodenhead (Revelstoke, BC)
Sam the Lumberjack (Squamish, BC)
Flinty (Flintabbatey Flonatin) (Flin Flon, MB)
Viking (Gimli, MB)
Alpine Archie (McCreary, MB)
Miner (Thompson, MB)
Golden Boy (Winnipeg, MB)
Hi Neighbour (Winnipeg, MB)
Sentry (Winnipeg, MB)
Fisherman & Salmon (Campbellton, NB)
Mariner (Auld's Cove, NS) [gone]
Sawyer the Lumberjack (Algonquin Highlands, ON)
Captain Harry (Bayfield, ON)
Lumberjack (Iroquois Falls, ON)
Prospector (Lac Des Mille Lacs, ON)
Scottish Athlete (Lucknow, ON)
Lumberjack (Massey, ON) [gone]
Atlas (Niagara Falls, ON)
Mountie (Niagara Falls, ON)
Lumberjack (Renfrew, ON)
Toy Soldiers (Toronto, ON)
Bigfoot (Vermillion Bay, ON)
Hiram Walker (Windsor, ON)
Atlas (Montreal, QC)
Steve Jobs est Mort (Montreal, QC)
Mountie (Battleford, SK)
Miner (Estevan, SK) [map]
Lumberjack (Hudson Bay, SK)
Edouard Beaupre (Willow Bunch, SK)
Mountie (Whitehorse, YT)

Gold Panner (Bathurst, New South Wales; AU)
Souvlaki Chef (Sydney, New South Wales; AU)
Ned Kelly (Glenrowan, Victoria; AU)
Scotsman (Adelaide, South Australia)
Miner (Kapunda, South Australia)
Pine Man (Tokoroa, New Zealand)
Jesus Christ (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Buddha (Chengdu, China)
Freddie Mercury (London, England) [gone]
Orange Man & Blue Woman (Lyon, France)
Clown (Tuscany, Italy)
Kannon (Sendai, Japan)
Chef (Tokyo, Japan)
Shinjo (Tokyo, Japan)
Jesus Christ (Torreon, Mexico)
Giant Woman (Puk Tien Beach, Thailand)
Jesus Christ (Vung Tao, Vietnam)

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