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.
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.
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.
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.
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