Statue of Nils Ericson
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Apr 2024 • Friends
The statue of Nils Ericson (1802–1870) in front of the main entrance to Stockholm’s central railway station was the first of many we saw during our stay in the city. As a mechanical engineer, Nils Ericson designed a large number of canals and locks in Sweden and led their construction (Albrektsund, Karlstad, Dalsland, Stallbacka, Säffle, and Trollhätte). After 1850, he did the same for the state-owned railway system. His rather traditional bronze statue, resting on a high granite pedestal, was inaugurated in 1893. Sculptor Johan (John) Börjeson (1835–1910) represented Ericson as a well-dressed gentleman in a relaxed pose. The seagulls show the great man no respect.
Written 3 June 2024
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