Artisit
Veronica and Edwin Dam de Nogales

Location
Front entrance of Cowboys Casino

Installed
2008

Type
Bronze and Stainless Steel Sculpture

Donors
Calgary Stampede

About the Installation

This sculpture’s low and high relief work captures the essence of the chuckwagon teams stampeding and pounding together in close competition.

The sculptor’s approach is minimalistic using negative space to probe both imagination and intellect of the viewer.

Did You Know?

  • The first chuckwagon competition at the Calgary Stampede was in 1923

  • A chuckwagon’s running time is determined when the nose of its first horse crosses the finish line, assuming no penalties