Bench 2003
Artist: Timothy Biggs
From Steam Plant Square donated salvage material
Lincoln Street At 1st Avenue

Biggs is owner of Ores, a metal working company, where he crafts furniture, metal sculptures and custom architectural features for homes and buildings. [paraphrased from spokesman.com]
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Plaque In Sidewalk
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Metal Bench 2003 external link
Artist: Timothy Biggs external link
From Steam Plant external link Square donated salvage material
First Avenue At Lincoln Street external link
Spokane, Washington external link
(Date Photographed: 06:12:44 Tuesday 20 June 2017)
(Date Published: Monday 3 July 2017)
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A bronze plaque embedded in the sidewalk described the bench:

Timothy Biggs 2003
Bench from Steam Plant Square
donated salvage material
sponsored by
Davenport District Arts Board
and
Spokane Arts Commission


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Location By Tree
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Metal Bench 2003 external link
Artist: Timothy Biggs external link
From Steam Plant external link Square donated salvage material
First Avenue At Lincoln Street external link
Spokane, Washington external link
(Date Photographed: 06:13:01 Tuesday 20 June 2017)
(Date Published: Monday 3 July 2017)
© 2017 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C17_3940


The bench was located half way back from the curb and set next to a tree.


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Old Industrial Hardware
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Metal Bench 2003 external link
Artist: Timothy Biggs external link
From Steam Plant external link Square donated salvage material
First Avenue At Lincoln Street external link
Spokane, Washington external link
(Date Photographed: 06:13:08 Tuesday 20 June 2017)
(Date Published: Monday 3 July 2017)
© 2017 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C17_3941


The bench was constructed using old, rusty, industrial metal pieces that were once a part of the Steam Plant.


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Serial Number
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Metal Bench 2003 external link
Artist: Timothy Biggs external link
From Steam Plant external link Square donated salvage material
First Avenue At Lincoln Street external link
Spokane, Washington external link
(Date Photographed: 06:13:11 Tuesday 20 June 2017)
(Date Published: Monday 3 July 2017)
© 2017 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C17_3942


One piece of metal had an old serial number 82850 cast into its surface.


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Arm Rest
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Metal Bench 2003 external link
Artist: Timothy Biggs external link
From Steam Plant external link Square donated salvage material
First Avenue At Lincoln Street external link
Spokane, Washington external link
(Date Photographed: 06:13:18 Tuesday 20 June 2017)
(Date Published: Monday 3 July 2017)
© 2017 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C17_3943


A metal arm rest divided the corrugated metal seating surface into two separate seats.


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Appeared To Rock
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Metal Bench 2003 external link
Artist: Timothy Biggs external link
From Steam Plant external link Square donated salvage material
First Avenue At Lincoln Street external link
Spokane, Washington external link
(Date Photographed: 06:13:25 Tuesday 20 June 2017)
(Date Published: Monday 3 July 2017)
© 2017 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#C17_3944


The metal bench appeared to be suspended from two pivots so it could rock, but was sadly welded into place and totally rigid.


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