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Roadside tower: Is it art, mailbox or lamppost?

 

August 26, 2021

Tom Morphet

HIGHWAY BEACON -- Jeff Bochart created this whimsical timber tower near his driveway at 39 Mile Haines Highway. It serves as a mailbox and Jurassic-size lamppost.

By Tom Morphet

"Pythagoras came to me in a dream" is how Jeff Bochart explains the nearly three-story roadside structure out front of his home at 39 Mile Haines Highway.

Or this: "I had a bunch of leftover four-by-eight beams I needed to do somet...



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