|Statue Collections & Producers (page 5)|
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|Star Nursery & Garden Center
|The Star Nursery & Garden Center collection of fiberglass statues faces I-25. The company has been making and selling these statues since around 1980. [map]|
|Olde Good Things
Los Angeles, CA
|These statues are installed on the roof of Olde Good Things. The lion is a mass-produced water fountain. These statues were frequently used at amusement parks. The Humpty Dumpty statue was also mass-produced and was typically installed at mini golf courses. I have not seen this moose or Taweret statues before. [map]|
Sprayfoam Inc. is owned and operated by Steve Fletcher who started the company as an insulation business. He began producing sculptures with the leftover materials. There is an Eagle sculpture here at the company's headquarters. There are other Fletcher sculptures in town including some Opossums and a Miner and Burro. [map]
The last photo above was taken at Fletcher's home which features this sprayfoam volcano at the front part of the property. [map]
Los Fresnos, TX
|Seven Seas is a huge retail and wholesale operation that sells seashells, nautical items, souvenirs, gifts, etc. In front of the store, there is a quarter mile coral reef with fish, a shark and other sealife. Two giant conch shells flank the store's entrance. Inside the store, is Bobz World with more dinosaurs and other statues. When these photos were taken in 2011, a giant King Kong which will double as a restaurant, and a mini golf were being built. Seven Seas is or was owned by U.S. Shell which also operates a second store with giant shells in Port Isabel, TX. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]|
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