Goodland, Kansas: Tractor Parts Grasshopper

Built out of farm machinery by farmer Lloyd Harden. The "Goodland Grasshopper" is conserved as an official piece of Kansas folk art.
Address:
Hwy 27, Goodland, KS
Directions:
I-70 exit 17. Drive north on Hwy 27/Commerce Rd for 4.5 miles. On the left, just past a row of three metal grain bins.
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Goodland Grasshopper.

Tractor Parts Grasshopper

Large cricket made from old tractor and implement parts on the side of the road just north of Goodland on Highway 27. It sits in a farmer's field near some grain bins.

[Hal Wiley, 07/29/2017]

Now known as the Goodland Grasshopper, is was built by the late Lloyd Harden (1927-2012) out of discarded tractor parts. After he died, the grasshopper was conserved as an official piece of Kansas folk art, moved several miles south to its current spot, and painted in John Deere green and yellow.

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