A Junction in Time Sculpture
Public Art: A Junction in Time Sculpture
Sculptor/Artist: © Nicholas Compton
Description: A bronze and copper
sculpture of a steam engine embedded in a brick wall.
Location: Outside DOLA (Department of
Land Administration) building on The Avenue, Midland, Western Australia.
Commissioned and Sponsored by: The Shire of Swan,
Midland Brick, the Department of Land Administration, and the Midland Centennial Committee.
History: Unfortunately the only
information I can find on this sculpture was what was written on the plaque. Somewhere either in,on or underneath
the sculpture is a time capsule. No date on when, where and if it will ever be opened, but stay tuned, you never
know what I may uncover in my quest for more information. Funny, when I was a kid our school buried a
time capsule (in the 1970's), to be opened in the year 2000, I think I am the only living being on earth who
This sculpture "A Junction in Time" was commissioned to
celebrate 100 years of local government in Midland.
It was opened on November 7th 1995 and was made
possible through sponsorship from the Shire of Swan,
Midland Brick, the Department of Land Administration,
and the Midland Centennial Committee.
This sculpture incorporates a time capsule with
contributions from Midland Primary School
children and the Midland Centennial
Artist: Nicholas Compton