North Palm Springs, California: Volkswagen VW Beetle Spider

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Metal sculpture of VW bug spider. Giant VW Bug Spider

Large VW Bug Spider in front of a Palm Springs welding shop. The sign on the building says, "Hole in the Wall Welding" but they don't seem to be listed on the online yellow pages. This VW Bug Spider is similar to other car spiders spotted in Arizona and Nevada. The Palm Springs Spider had some nice hair details in the legs not seen in the Carson City, NV Spider photo. The landscaping around the Palm Springs spider is an interesting collection of rocks, cactus, and other welded sculptures.

[John Foot, 10/15/2004]
Volkswagen VW Beetle Spider

Car Parts Black Widow Spider - One of my personal favorite landmarks is just visible from I-10, much more impressive if you exit and drive just south of the freeway. My husband first spotted it in the late 70's (?) we think... Made from a VW Bug Body with giant welded steel legs she crouches over the entrance to this metal shop building. You drive in and park right next to it and .... Walk In! I wish someone who reads this would get a nice picture and find out what the real story is.

[Sandia Schley, 03/23/2000]

Volkswagen VW Beetle Spider

Address:
Indian Canyon Dr., North Palm Springs, CA
Directions:
I-10 exit Indian Canyon Drive, just south of Garnet Rd on right. Hole in the Wall Welding is next to a Jack in the Box, and across the street from a Western Wear store.
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