Onaway, Michigan: Metal Heads: Washington, Lincoln, FordAll that's needed is a giant torso, arms, and legs, and Michigan will be commanded by the George Washington Giant Robot. A giant red head of Lincoln was added in 2009 and a plate steel Gerald Ford head in 2012.
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Awesome sculpture of George's head. Ford and Lincoln, however, were nowhere to be found. But seeing George was well worth the trip.[Perfect Pair, 07/06/2013]
The sculptor has been known to tow his big heads to parades and festivals, so Ford and Lincoln may have been out for a spin when you stopped by.
The newest metal head -- Gerald Ford![Stacey G., 08/17/2012]
Artist Tom Moran unveiled his Gerald R. Ford in 2012, a welded, plate steel depiction of the late President and Michigan native he created at his business, Moran Iron Works.
In addition to the George Washington statue and the missing eagle bust, there's now a Marine Corps bust and Atlas Holding the World. The marine is on the other side of the road from George Washington, and Atlas is in town. Well worth the detour off the main roads![Casey Blair, 09/30/2007]
This sculpture was made by Tom Moran of Moran Iron Works. Tom has also created several different sculptures that are spread throughout northern Michigan. My husband does subcontract work for Tom and recently helped with his latest project.[Shannon, 07/24/2007]
The George Washington Head is the work of artist Edward Moran. The incredible detail includes using steel cable to tie back George's hair.[Holly Helterhoff, 04/19/2006]
Moran Iron Works also built the giant rifle and Big Gus the chainsaw at Da Yoopers Tourist Trap in Ishpeming.