Detroit, Michigan: Giant Cow Head Team Field Report

13099 Mack Ave., Detroit, MI
East edge of the city. I-94 exit 220B. Drive south on Conner Ave. for about a mile, then turn left onto Mack Ave. Drive six blocks. On the northwest corner of Mack Ave. and Lenox St.
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Giant Cow Head.

Giant Cow Head
The head is almost as big as the abandoned ice cream stand on which it's perched. Report... [07/05/2017]

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Checking out a bit of the inner city... While driving along Mack, I came across this enormous cow head. It was sitting on top of a closed ice cream stand. My friend told me it was used in the movie 8 Mile and that in one scene Eminem shoots it with a paintball gun. This could account why cow head has a decent and fairly recent paint job when the neighborhood around it is crumbling. This is not the best neighborhood to go "roadsiding" in, but it does show that no matter where you are, there are treasures to be found.

[Richard Weiss, 09/04/2005]

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