"Amelia's Gate"

Amelia Earhart Memorial, Atchison, KS

Greg Hull

 

     
  View from Earhart Home
Photo by Jim Lundberg

 

 

 

 

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View from the North  

1997 newspaper clipping

       
View from Downtown  

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Bridge approach      
       
Proposal Model      
       

Detail of model (drawing)

  Special Thanks to Dennis Bradley for introducing the project and for project management
   
       

"Ameliaís Gate" is a permanent sculptural memorial to Amelia Earhart located in Atchison, Kansas and first illuminated on July 24th, 1997, the 100th anniversary of the aviatorís birth.  The 1930ís steel bridge that the sculpture uses as an armature is 2600 feet long and spans the Missouri River connecting Kansas and Missouri.