On the War Trail Sculpture
Public Art: On the War Trail Sculpture (AKA; On the
Sculptor: © Alexander Phimster Proctor (1860 -
Date: Dedicated in 1922
Description: Bronze sculpture of an American Indian
riding bareback on a horse with a spear in his hand. The bronze is mounted on a Platte Canyon Colorado granite
Cast : Gorham Foundry
Location : Central Plaza, Civil Park, Denver,
Colorado, United States.
History : Sculptor Alexander Phimster Proctor was
commissioned to create two statues for the Denver Civic Center the Broncho Buster and the On The War Trail. Apparently Proctor used
several indian models for the project they included Jackson Sundown, a Nez Perce Indian, followed by Gray
Eagle, a Blackfoot Indian, and finally Eddie Big Beaver of Browning, Montana.