1941 Carrol Barnes plans carving of Paul Bunyon

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1941 Carrol Barnes plans carving of Paul Bunyon - of the Mr. rushed not caliber b the s F.ill,...
of the Mr. rushed not caliber b the s F.ill, Sculptor Plans To Hew Statue Of Paul Bunyon THREE RIVERS (Tulare Co.). Oct. 7.--Carrol Barnes, a sculptor and artist \vho came here from Southern California recently and jought a home on the North Fork of the Knweah, has started struction of n studio on the 1 vay to .Sequoia National Par]. The imiiding jiicks. Barnes has had lo be made of adobe Sequoia op brought to the site cf the and from it he is fashioning a of the legendary Paul Bunyon and his great blue ox. It is claimed statue will he the largest ever cut from a solid piece of wood. A sec- lion oC a Sequoia weighing forty tons was hewed down to twenty two tons before it could be trans- .lorled here from the Balch Park .irea. The IOR is sixteen feet long and was nine and one half feet diameter at one end and eight one half feet at (h % ether before Barnes started work on it. Barnes' sculptures have been exhibited exhibited both in the East and West He recently received a S250 purchase purchase award at the Pomona Fall for a small Incite piece, Polar -ompl-t-rt since romlng lo t h e Three Rivers district. intersect f

Clipped from The Fresno Bee The Republican07 Oct 1941, TuePage 9

The Fresno Bee The Republican (Fresno, California)07 Oct 1941, TuePage 9
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