VIDEO: Massive Anchor Finds Home in Sandwich Town


An 8,000 pound, seven-foot-tall anchor is now on display in Sandwich Town next to the Windsor Port Authority office on Sandwich St. (Photo courtesy of @windsorport via Twitter)

Sandwich Town has a new addition thanks to the Windsor Port Authority.

An 8,000 pound anchor will now be on display next to the port authority office at 3190 Sandwich St.

According to the authority, the seven-foot-tall anchor was manufactured in Cleveland, Ohio by the Upson-Walton Company likely in the early 1900's.

The massive piece of steel was salvaged from a decommissioned Great Lakes freighter that was known to stop in Windsor.