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Wyoming Giants

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Weightlifter
Sheridan, WY
Giant Buddha
Rock Springs, WY
This Weightlifter statue is installed on the roof of the Body Shop Tan & Tone. [map]

This Buddha statue is located in front of Buddha Bob's Bar. The bar opened in 1955 and is part of the Sands Chinese & American restaurant. I don't know when the statue was installed. I think the figure actually represents Hotei, a Japanese god, not Buddha. [map]

Jim Bridger
Lander, WY
Abraham Lincoln
Laramie, WY
This wood-carved statue of Jim Bridger was carved by Jim Dickinson. It was installed in front of Melody Liquor around 2000. The log came from Dubois, WY. For more, see this website. [map]

This bust of Abraham Lincoln was built in 1959 by Wyoming's Parks Commission to celebrate Lincoln's 150th birthday. The bronze sculpture was created by Robert Russin. The head is about 13 feet tall. The sculpture was originally installed at Sherman Summit on the Lincoln Highway. It was moved here in 1969 when I-80 was completed. For more, see this website. [map]

Couple
Kemmerer, WY
This Couple stands in front of Bob's Rock Shop. The wood carved statues have been there since around 2003. The owner of the store purchased the statue of the man in Shoshoni, WY. Shortly after that, he bought the statue of the woman just outside of Kemmerer. [map]

Cowboy and Cowgirl
Afton, WY
Mountain Man [gone]
Afton, WY
These Cowboy and Cowgirl statues point the way to downtown parking. They were created by Jonathan The Bear Man. [cowboy map]; [cowgirl map]

This Mountain Man stood in front of the Mountain Valley Gallery when these photos were taken in 2012. By 2015, the statue was gone. The statue was created by Jonathan The Bear Man whose work is featured inside the store. For more, see this website.

Our Lady of Peace Shrine
Pine Bluffs, WY
The Our Lady of Peace Shrine was built in 1998. The 30 foot tall statue of Mary is the largest sculpture in Wyoming. It was created by Robert Fida. The Stations of the Cross statues and other statues were added later. [map]

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