Silverado statue.

One-Log Kevin Costner

Field review by the editors.

Sacramento, California

The owner of Silverado Building Materials and Nursery was obviously a big fan of the 1985 movie Silverado. The movie was a successful western genre reboot starring Kevin Costner, Scott Glenn, Kevin Kline, Danny Glover, John Cleese. Costner was a young, likable rake named "Jake."

Sometime around 1993, this giant cowboy figure was erected at Silverado, where it still stands, among the plantings and flowers for sale. The sculpture is a stiff-carved and painted cowboy inspired by Costner's Jake character. It's 20 to 25-ft. tall, easily visible from the road.

One-Log Kevin Costner

Silverado Building Materials

Address:
9297 Jackson Rd, Sacramento, CA
Directions:
Silverado Building Materials and Nursery, East of town via US Hwy 50 exit 11 south on Watt Ave., left on Jackson Rd, at Lizwelch Ave. He stands among the plants.
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