Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Three That Got Away

Named Al, Mo, and Oh after the three rivers that converge in Pittsburgh. The big fish, which are on poles, turn with the wind.

10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh, PA
The fish are perched atop poles in the parking lot of the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh.
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Three fish.

Three That Got Away

These three fish were outside in the parking lot. When the wind blows, they move. There are other sculptures to see as well. I really enjoyed these.

[annette, 10/02/2014]

Fish sculpture.

The Three That Got Away

Above the parking lot of the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh twirl three nearly 15-foot-long, 400-pound bass. The fish-out-of-water sculptures whirl on poles more than 14 feet in the air as the wind blows, keeping watchful eyes on museum visitors. Named "Al, Mo, and Oh: The Three That Got Away," for the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio Rivers that converge in Pittsburgh, this piece of public art was designed by Elizabeth and Chris Siefert, and came ashore on July 29, 2005.

[Bill Schlageter, 09/12/2005]

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