12-Foot-Tall Metal Mammoth.

12-Foot-Tall Metal Mammoth

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Aurelia, Iowa

Built out of metal by local farmer Denny Allen, erected in March 2018. The mammoth weighs over a ton, stands 12 feet tall, and is 22 feet long. Denny used industrial metal scrap for the mammoth's skin, and pipes from an old church organ for the tusks. Denny has dotted the landscape around Aurelia is with various scrap metal sculptures -- including a velociraptor at Ridge View High School -- but his mammoth is by far his largest. Mammoths roamed this part of Iowa in prehistoric times.

12-Foot-Tall Metal Mammoth

Address:
2149 610th St., Aurelia, IA
Directions:
On the north side of Hwy C63/610th St., a quarter mile west of its intersection with V. Ave., and roughly 11 miles west of the West Lake General Store.
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