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Chuck's Harley-Davidson, Inc.
Sign Facts:

  • The Height of the signpost above grade is 69 feet and 8 inches.

  • 2 gallons of paint and 3 gallons of primer were used to paint the signpost.

  • The hole for the signpost was 12' X 12' X 12' deep.

  • 55 yards of concrete were used to fill the hole.

  • The color of the signpost when delivered was Redish/Brown. Now it's Black.

  • At it's tallest point the sign is 84'8" tall.

  • The sign itself is 15' tall and 20' wide.

  • The sign and post weigh 16,800 lbs.

  • Insurance on the sign is $2025.00 per year.

  • The total wattage of the lights used to illuminate the sign are 3200.

  • The top of the sign is 925'4" above sea level.

  • 194 square feet are contained in a single face of the sign.

  • The medical term for fear of being in high places is acrophobia.

  • The sign of course represents the Harley-Davidson trademark "Bar & Shield".

  • 8 light bulbs are used inside the sign.

  • "All Brite Signs" designed the post and placed the sign.

  • A photocell controls turning the lights on and off.

  • "Big Hook" was the company used to erect the sign.

  • The sign was first illuminated on Friday, October 15, 1999.

  • Winnie(5') and customer Dennis(6'11") can actually join hands around the signpost.

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