Other Giant Things (page 5)

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Giant Shopping Cart
Kanab, UT
This Giant Shopping Cart is located at Honey's Marketplace. [map]

Giant Grocery Bag [gone]
Jackson, TN
The Giant Grocery Bag stood in front of the Jackson Market Place supermarket. It was built in the late 1960s. These photos are from 2007. By 2012, the Giant Bag was replaced with a boring, plastic box sign advertising Food Giant.

There were another giant Grocery Bag in Owensboro, KY which is gone now.

Giant Guns [gone]
Lubbock, TX
The Giant Guns were on the lot of Custom Iron Works. I believe they both doubled as sculpture and BBQ grills. These photos are from 2006. By 2012, the guns were gone.

Giant Revolver
Atoka, OK
Giant Revolver
Duncan, OK
This Giant Revolver in Atoka functions as a barbeque grill. [map]

This Giant Revolver in Duncan is located at La Fortuna BBQ. This gun may also function as a barbeque grill or smoker. [map]

Giant Revolver
Denison, TX
Giant Revolver
Childress, TX
This Giant Revolver in Denison is installed in front of Hickory House Bar-B-Que. It was installed at some point between 2008 and 2016. [map] This Giant Revolver in Childress is installed in front of Trading Post & Loan. It has been there since around 2016. [map]

Giant Gun
Kansas City, MO
Giant Gun
Del Rio, TX
This Gun in Kansas City is located at the Pistol Social Club which closed in 2010. This photo is from that same year. This gun was still there in 2017. [map]

This Gun in Del Rio is installed next to Humphrey's Gun Shop. This six-shooter was created in 1981 by Bob Wade. It is 20 feet long and made of steel and stucco. It represents a Colt single-action revolver. [map]

Gun City Corporation [gone]
Clearwater, FL
Giant Chainsaw
Candor, NY
This Giant Gun was installed in front of Gun City Corporation, a gun shop which also sold garden statuary. The giant gun was about 10 feet long. This photo is from 2009. It was still there in 2014. By 2016, the gun was gone and there was a used car dealership on the lot.

This Giant Chainsaw is installed at 99 Power & Paddle. The kayak below it is actual size. [map]

Giant Rifle
Cody, WY
Giant Musket
Glendale, CO
This Giant Rifle is installed on the roof of Outdoor Sports Center. [map]

This Giant Musket is installed on top of the sign at Shotgun Willie's. It is about 15 feet long. [map]

Giant Rifle & Giant Chainsaw
Ishpeming, MI
The Giant Rifle and Giant Chainsaw are located at Da Yoopers Tourist Trap. Da Yoopers opened in the late 1980s so these "sculptures" were built sometime after that. The Chainsaw is 23 feet long and has a working motor. The Rifle is 35 feet long and actually shoots. For more, see this website. [map]

More Giant Guns:
Atlanta, GA
Fosterburg, IL
York, SC
Buffalo Ridge, SD

Fire Hydrant
Beaumont, TX
Fire Hydrant
Columbia, SC
Fire Hydrant
Las Vegas, NV
The Fire Hydrant in Beaumont was built in 1999 by Disney to promote the movie "101 Dalmatians." It is 24 feet tall. It is located in the park in front of the Fire Museum of Texas. For more, see this website. [map]

The Fire Hydrant in Columbia is 39 feet tall and was installed in 2001 as a public art piece. It was created by Blue Sky and is entitled "Busted Plug Plaza". The steel sculpture leans to one side and rises from broken cement and spouting water. [map]

The Fire Hydrant in Las Vegas is located at Hydrant Park, a "social club" and boarding facility for dogs. The Hydrant was installed in 2013 when the business opened. It is about 14 feet tall. The Hydrant is functional, serving as a mister for pedestrians. For more, see this website. [map]

More Giant Hydrants:
Wildwood, NJ
Elm Creek, MB

Gas Pump
Sylvania, PA
Padlock and Chain
Boston, MA
This giant old-fashioned Gas Pump stood in front of the Gulf station in Sylvania. This photo is from 2007. By 2009, the station became a Citgo and the name on the pump was changed. By 2015, the gas station was independent and the name on the pump was changed again. For more, see this website. [map]

This inflatable Padlock and Chain is installed on the side of the Fortress Storage building. The padlock is 32 feet tall and 20 feet wide. It has been there for decades. The padlock and chain are placed in storage during winter. It has been a frequent victim of target shooters. [map]

More Giant Gas Pumps:
King City, MO

Giant Bible
Houston, TX
This Giant Bible is installed over the entrance of the Freeway Baptist Church which was built in 1972. The church was designed by Edward Koerber. [map]

Giant Books & Apple
Bellflower, CA
The Giant Books and Apple are located in the park across the street from the Clifton M. Brakensiek Library. [map]

Van Nuys, CA
These Books appear to be made of bronze. They are installed on a bench in front of the Van Nuys branch library.

Giant Books
Artesia, NM
Giant Books
Fergus Falls, MN
Giant Books
Centerville, OH
Giant Books
Kansas City, MO
The bronze Giant Books sculpture in Artesia was created by Mark Ashley and installed in 2015. It is titled "The Foundation", referring to books as the foundation of knowledge. The sculpture features five stacks books with reading children on top of them. It is located in the middle of a traffic circle which is directly across from the library. For more, see this website. [map]

These Giant Books in Fergus Falls were installed in front of the Fergus Falls Public Library in 2006. They are made of concrete. [map]

These Giant Books in Centerville were installed in front of the Centerville Library in 1997. The 22 foot tall sculpture entitled "The Record" was created by Michael A. Frasca. [map]

These Giant Books in Kansas City were built in 2006 as the "Community Bookshelf". They conceal the parking garage for the Central Branch of the Kansas City Public Library. The 22 books are 25 feet tall. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Giant Books
Albuquerque, NM
Giant Newspaper
Columbus, OH
These Giant Books function as a sign for the Library Bar & Grill which opened in 2004. The books have gag titles like "Tequila Mockingbird" and "Gone with the Gin." [map]

This Giant Newspaper was installed on the roof of Columbus Business First in 2008. [map]

More Giant Books:
Liberal, KS
Charlotte, NC
Charlotte, NC
Palmyra, NY
Cincinnati, OH

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