Reliant Stadium - Houston, TX

Project Highlights

Valley Bronze was proud to be the foundry of choice to cast these three life size bulls that Walter Matia sculpted to be placed in front of Reliant Stadium in Houston, TX. Below is a photo summary of the project.

Production Views

  • A silicon mold of one bull.

  • A partially assembled bull in the process of being welded together.

  • VB workers assembled a bull prior to finishing.

  • A fully-assembled bull being finished.

  • A VB artisan applies patina to one of the bulls.

  • Two finished bulls, complete with stainless steel pins for mounting, ready to be shipped to the installation site.

Installation Views

  • VB workers maneuver the sculpture into place.

  • A VB worker secures the sculpture on-site.

  • VB workers during installation at Reliant Stadium in Houston.

  • A crane is used to lower the bulls into the correct position.

Completed Views

  • The "Freedom Wall" of the memorial. Each gold-plated, stainless steel star commemorates the over 400,000 Americans who lost their lives during World War II.

  • 112 twin bronze wreaths commemorate every state and territory in the union.

  • View of wreaths with the Washington Monument in the background.

Foundry Hours

Monday-Thursday: 6:45am-4:00pm
Friday: 6:45am-11:00am

Gallery Hours

Thursday-Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm

Current News

  • 2/22/16 - New Site Launch. The Valley Bronze website is now responsive. This will help users better view the site on a wide range of devices. Individual artist bio's and highlights of past projects are still being updated, check back soon to see the progress.

Contact Info

Valley Bronze of Oregon
307 W. Alder Street
P.O. Box 669
Joseph, OR 97846
(541) 432-7551
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