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Giant Trophy
Austin, TX
Giant Lamp
Austin, TX
Giant
Light Bulb [gone]
Oshawa, ON
Giant Plug
Elmira, NY
Giant Plug & Outlet
Petaluma, CA
This Giant Trophy was installed around 2019 in front of Lone Star Awards & Trophies. [map]

This Giant Lamp is in front of Top Drawer Thrift. It functions as a light. [map]

The Giant Light Bulb was installed in front of Osso City Lighting. This photo is from 2007. Between 2011 and 2013, the light bulb was replaced with conventional sign.

This Giant Plug stands in front of Booth Electric Supply. [map]

This Giant Plug & Outlet was installed on the side of the Pacific Gas & Electric building in 2015. For more, see this website. [map]

Feather
Boulder City, NV
Feathers
Coeur d'Alene, ID
The Feather in Boulder City is located next to Mel's Diner. Unfortunately, I missed reading the plaque when I was there. I don't know who the artist was or what the title is. The sculpture was installed there sometime in or after 2011. This photo is from 2014. [map]

These Feathers in Coeur d'Alene are 24 foot long and installed on a highway median. The piece, entitled "Guardians of the Lake", was created by David Govedare & Keith Powell and installed in 2001. [map]

Giant Peace Pipe
Pipestone, MN
Giant Pipe
Tampa, FL
This Giant Peace Pipe is 30 feet long. The sculpture was created in 1999 by a Plains Indian in Spokane, WA. It was installed here in 2000 in front of the Keepers of the Sacred Tradition of Pipekeepers. [map]

The Giant Pipe is installed on the roof of Edwards Pipe & Tobacco. The store opened in 1960. This pipe was installed in 1965. [map]

More Giant Pipes:
St. Claude, MB

Giant Cigar
Philadephia, PA
Giant Cigar
Boston, MA
Giant Cigar [gone]
West Hollywood, CA
The Cigar in Philadelphia is part of SJ Cigar's sign. The store has been here since 1996. [map]

The Cigar in Boston hangs in front of Stanza dei Sigari, a cigar bar. [map]

The Cigar in West Hollywood was installed on the sign in front of the Liquor Locker. It was gone by 2018.

Giant Cigar
Salem, NH
Giant Cigar
Chicago, IL
Giant Cigar [gone]
San Francisco, CA
The Cigar in Salem is located at the Two Guys Smoke Shop. I'm told that is used or was used to create a smoking effect. [map]

The Cigar in Chicago hangs above Caganchos, a cigar and tobacco shop. [map]

The Cigar in San Francisco was located above the entrance of Stoie's StoGies. This photo is from 2014. The cigar was still there in 2016 but gone by 2017.

Cigar Monument
Key West, FL
Giant Cigar
Miami, FL
Giant Cigar
Miami, FL
The Cigar Monument in Key West is a tribute to Arturo Fuente, Sr. who worked at the Gato Cigar Factory. The aluminum Cigar is 12 feet tall. It was created by Reen Stanhouse and installed in the Gato Village Pocket Park in 2010. The sculpture was restored from 2017-2018. [map]

The first Giant Cigar in Miami shown above was installed in front of the Little Havana Cigar Factory around 2012. [map]

The second Giant Cigar in Miami shown above is next door to the first one at the Cubaocho Museum & Performing Arts Center. It was installed around 2020. [map]

Giant Pack
of Cigarettes
Emmett, MI
Giant Pack
of Cigarettes [gone]
Sewickley, PA
Giant Pack
of Cigarettes
North Hollywood, CA
Giant Pack
of Cigarettes
Fort Stockton, TX
Giant Cigarette
Pasadena, CA
Emmett is installed on the lawn of a private residence with some other sculptures. [map]

This Pack of Cigarettes in Sewickley was located at Miller's Mini-Mart. This photo is from 2007. By 2008, the cigarette pack was gone.

This Pack of Cigarettes in North Hollywood is installed above the entrance to the Smoke Shop. [map]

This Pack of Cigarettes in Fort Stockton has been part of the Thrifty Smokes sign since at least 2008. [map]

This Giant Cigarette is installed on the roof of Quick Stop Cigarettes. It is about six feet long. [map]

More Giant Cigars & Cigarettes:
Cigarette (Gallipolis, OH) [map]
Cigarettes: 1, 2 (Hope-Princeton Highway, BC) [vintage; gone]

Pitchfork
Ames, IA
(now Johnston, IA)
Shovel [gone]
Denver, CO
Shovel
Wichita Falls, TX
Shovel
Creedmoor, TX
Plow
Gothenburg, NE
This Pitchfork is installed at Custom Steel Service. It was created in 2003. This photo is from 2009. Around 2013, it was moved to Johnston, IA where it stands in front of the Pioneer Hi-Bred Building. [map]

This 30-foot-tall Shovel in Denver was part of a billboard advertisement in downtown Denver when this photo was taken in 2012. It was still there in 2014 but gone by 2016.

This giant Shovel in Wichita Falls is about 30 feet tall. It installed in front of Bowles Construction Company. It has been there since at least 2012. [map]

This giant Shovel in Creedmoor is over 40 feet tall. It is located at Garden-Ville. The Shovel was built in 2014 from recycled materials from a landfill by Chris Anderson. The handle was made from a telephone pole. In 2016, it was moved from San Antonio to Creedmoor. [map]

This Plow is located in front of the Sod House Museum. It was built in 1988 by Merle Block. The plow is 22 feet long and 10 feet tall. [map]

More Giant Pitchforks:
Casey, IL

Watering Can [gone]
Mason City, IA
This Watering Can was installed in front of Krieger's Greenhouses & Garden Center. It was built around 1970. These photos are from 2009. Krieger's closed in 2011. By 2013, this Watering Can was gone.

Giant Flowerpots and Watering Can
Staunton, VA
Giant Watering Can
Alexandria, VA
Giant Book
Staunton, VA
Giant Flowerpots [gone]
Waynesboro, VA
Giant Book, Book, Ballet Slippers & Pots [gone]
Staunton, VA
These sculptures were all created by local artist Willie Ferguson. The Giant Flowerpots and Watering Can were built in the 1990s. They were created in honor of Barbara Hunter Grant who is a prominent local citizen who serves on various boards and donates to many causes. The Watering Can is approximately 18 feet tall and 20 feet wide. [map]

The Watering Can in Alexandria was most likely created by Ferguson as well. It is located at "Holly Woods and Vines", a garden center, and functions as a fountain, perpetually watering its companion flowerpot. [map]

The Giant Book is installed in front of the Staunton Public Library. [map]

The Giant Flowerpots in Waynesboro were at the entrance to the Village Green residential community. This photo is from 2011. I'm pretty sure that these are gone now.

The Book, Boot, Ballet Slippers and Pots were located in front Willie Ferguson's business, Ferguson Metal Fabrication. These photos are from 2008. By 2018, the sculptures were gone.

More Giant Watering Cans:
Finleyville, PA

More Giant Flowerpots:
Winterset, OH

Doctor's Bag
Newark, DE
The Giant Doctor's Bag is located in front of the Apex Medical Center. This sculpture appears to be the work of Willie Ferguson. These photos are from 2009. By 2011, the Doctor's Bag had been painted black. [map]

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