and volunteer work
Peoria Illinois Santa Parade
The longest running Santa Parade in the nation.
Old No. 9 - Christmas Choo Choo
Cinderella's Magical Pumpkin Coach
Pirate's Fantasy Voyage
Life-sized parade floats engineered and built by k. beckman and friends for Lakeview Museum
Old No. 9
Each float is equipped with interesting features.
Old No. 9 has motorized wheels that work like the real thing, a clanging bell, smoke and
The Pirate Ship has a Phinneas Phogg style wing mechanism, a reclining mast (for low
bridges!) and a pair of dolphins to lead the way.
The prize float though has to be Cinderella's Charriot complete with driver and horses, as
well as a fully appointed plush velvet interior with romantic lighting and a stereo sound
Each year, special groups of children are chosen to ride in the floats to throw out candy
treats to the spectators.
Documentation of St Peters Presbyterian Church for Heritage Management
Programme of the building and site. North Sydney, Australia
Downtown Re-vitalization project for City of Peoria. New life for an
Abandoned warehouse building along the River Front. Project for
Peoria Develoment Council