Denver, Colorado: Concrete Cowboy

Whoever made him remembered to bow his legs. Little details like that matter in a big cowboy.

Rustic Ranch Mobile Home RV Park

Address:
5565 Federal Blvd., Denver, CO
Directions:
10 blocks north of I-70 on Federal (US Hwy 287), one block south of I-76. Rustic Ranch Mobile Home RV Park.
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Cowboy statue.

Concrete Cowboy

The cowboy is still standing and in great shape!

[Karen, 08/02/2016]
Concrete Cowboy

The cowboy was designed and built by my grandfather, John Sutton. It was originally planned as part of a theme park that never materialized.

[Siobhan Burtlow, 01/09/2013]

The 25-foot-tall cowboy has stood in this spot for over 50 years.

The Cowboy.

Concrete Cowboy

As a boy, my family (and extended family) lived in the trailer park with the cowboy out front. There were my parents, my two older sisters, my older brother, and my younger brother, living in a 28 foot trailer. That was sometime between 1954 and 1956. Dad was a sheet metal worker and we traveled all over the place seeking work. I was young, born in 1950, and I loved the cowboy. Glad to hear it is still standing.

[Jim Breedlove, 10/28/2012]

Concrete Cowboy.

Concrete Cowboy

Concrete cowboy now stands alone at the entrance to the trailer park. The building that once stood at his feet has been razed, and the partner oversees Federal Boulevard all alone.

[The Flying Armadillo, 08/27/2010]

Concrete cowboy.

Concrete Cowboy

Denver's Concrete Cowboy was still in good shape in June 2010. You will note that the building behind him has been demolished since the earlier photos were taken. The location is Federal Blvd (US 287), one block south of Interstate 76.

[Robert MacLeay, 07/25/2010]

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