World’s Largest Axe

The World’s Largest Axe is located in Nackawic. The axe stands 15 metres (49 ft) tall and weighs over 55 tons. The axe-head is 7 metres (23 ft) wide. The concrete stump is 10 metres (33 ft) in diameter.

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It was commissioned, designed and built in 1991 by a company in Woodstock. There is a time capsule embedded in the head of the axe. “The World’s Largest Axe. This giant axe symbolizes the importance of the forest industry, past, present and future, to the Town of Nackawic and the Province of New Brunswick. 1991.”

World's Largest Axe in Nackawic, NB.
World’s Largest Axe in Nackawic, NB. Photo by Larry Dickinson.

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