Skyward Northern Lights Tower Geographical Center of North America Rugby North Dakota

Northern Lights Tower – Americana Collection

 

The 88.5 foot tall Northern Lights Tower steel structure coated with multi-colored shades of metallic paints dedicated to the Aurora Borealis reach skyward about a football field to the east of a fieldstone marker indicating the geographical center of North America in Rugby, North Dakota. Chat and email requests for information regarding the Geographical Center of North America‚Äč from the Rugby Chamber of Commerce to this point have been unanswered.


camera: Nikon D850 | lens: AF Nikkor Zoom 24-70mm f/2.8G
focal length: 38mm | exposure: f/11 – 1/1000 – ISO 500

Steel Spires Northern Lights Tower Geographical Center of North America Rugby North Dakota

Northern Lights Tower – Americana Collection

 

Steel Spires of the 88.5 foot tall multicolored Northern Lights Tower sculpture dedicated to the Aurora Borealis touch the bright blue sky about a football field to the east of a fieldstone marker indicating the geographical center of North America in Rugby, North Dakota. Chat and email requests for information regarding the artist/designer of this sculpture from Prairie Village and Museum at the Geographical Center of North America‚Äč to this point have been unanswered.


camera: Nikon D850 | lens: AF Nikkor Zoom 24-70mm f/2.8G
focal length: 58mm | exposure: f/11 – 1/1000 – ISO 500

Northern Lights Tower Geographical Center of North America Rugby North Dakota

Northern Lights Tower – Americana Collection

 

Cast on a plaque at the base of the Northern Lights Tower is the following: "Dedicated to one of the Northern Plains most stunning natural phenomena, the spectacular beauty of the Aurora Borealis." Also listed on the plaque are various sponsors. However, no reference or credit is given to the artist or designer of this 88.5 foot tall multicolored steel sculpture located about a football field to the east of a fieldstone marker indicating the geographical center of North America in Rugby, North Dakota.


camera: Nikon D850 | lens: AF Nikkor Zoom 24-70mm f/2.8G
focal length: 24mm | exposure: f/11 – 1/1000 – ISO 500