New Glarus, Wisconsin: Swiss Sleeping Cow

In front of a motel stands a life-size fiberglass cow, painted read and covered in Zs, and for some reason the ones on its right size are backward. That crazy, drowsy cow universe...

Swiss Aire Motel

1200 Hwy 69, New Glarus, WI
Swiss Aire Motel. On the west side of Hwy 69 just south of downtown New Glarus.
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Sleeping red cow. Swiss Sleeping Cow

Large red cow covered in Zs in front of the Swiss Aire Motel in New Glarus.

[Richard Stockman, 10/18/2012]

New Glarus calls itself America's Little Switzerland. The cow is one of 15 all-different survivors around town from a year 2000 community art project. For some reason the Zs on its right, south-facing (sunny) side are reversed, creating a backward image photo-op.

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