Cowboy Statues (page 4)

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Cowboy [gone]
Osakis, MN
Brainerd, MN
This Cowboy statue in Osakis was installed in front of Osakis Meats & Deli when these photos were taken in 2011. By 2015, the building housed Lakeside Meats and the statue was gone.

This Cowboy statue in Brainerd is located at Paul Bunyan Land. There's another one of these statues at Wall Drug in Wall, SD.

Cowboy and Longhorn
Bellville, OH
These Cowboy and Longhorn statues are located at the Buckeye Express Diner. The restaurant opened around 2009. The cowboy might represent John Wayne.

Cowboy [gone]
East Palatka, FL
Cowboy [gone]
Columbus, OH
Grove City, OH

Columbus, OH
Cowboy [gone]
Alexandria, OH
former Cowboy [gone]
Decatur, IL
These Cowboy statues originally stood in front of Western Pancake House restaurants. I don't know how many of these statues were produced. There were 10 of these restaurants built around the Columbus, OH area in the late 1960s. By the early 1970s, there were three dozen locations in the Midwest. The chain is long gone except for a new location which opened in 2009 in Grove City, OH.

The Cowboy in East Palatka somehow found its way to Florida. The statue was on private property with several other statues including some elephants and giraffes. Evidently, kids' parties were held at the back of the property. The property was for sale in 2021 and all of the statues were gone.

The Cowboy in Columbus shown in the top row above is or was located on private property by the side of the road. It disappeared in 2018.

The Cowboy in Grove City is located at Columbus Auto Resale. He has been there since at least the late 1990s. [map]

The Cowboy in Columbus shown in the second row above is installed in front of Ari's Diner. [map]

The Cowboy in Alexandria was installed in front of Wind Song Western World which sold Western apparel. By 2016, the store and statue were gone.

The Cowboy in Decatur was modified to look like a biker. He sat on the roof of 22nd St. Discount Liquor. This photo is from 2010. In 2013, the statue was removed.

More Western Pancake House Cowboys:
Mansfield, OH [gone]
Piketon, OH

If you know of any other examples of these statues, I'd love to hear about them.

Wisconsin Dells, WI

This Cowboy is a fairly recent creation styled after the International Fiberglass Cowboy model. It is about the same size. The statue was probably built by FAST Fiberglass. Around 2003, this statue was moved from a shopping center (first photo, top row) to a Mobil gas station (top row, other three photos). From 2008 until 2009, the statue was lying on his back behind the gas station. In 2009, he was repainted and installed in front of the Knuckleheads Family Entertainment Center where he stands today. For more, see this website. [map]

Colorado Springs, CO
This Cowboy stands in front of the Copperhead Road Honkey Tonk Saloon. The statue was created by FAST Fiberglass in 2012. It was based on the International Fiberglass statue in Sturgis, SD. For more, see this website. [map]

More Cowboy Statues:
Dodge City, KS [map]
Frontier Town (Berlin, MD)
Leeds, ME [vintage; gone]
Mount Morris, MI
Butler, MO
Nevada, MO
Fort Benton, MT [map]
Kalispell, MT [map]
Grand Island, NE
Lemmon, SD
Quinlan, TX [gone]
Williams Lake, BC

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