Alma, Arkansas: Popeye Statue - 2007 Model Team Field Report

Popeye Park

Fayetteville Ave., Alma, AR
Popeye Park. I-40 exit 12 onto US 71 south. Go through the traffic light, bear left, then turn right onto Fayetteville Ave./Hwy 162 into downtown. The Park is at the other end of town, on the right.
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Popeye Statue - 2007 Model
Alma calls itself "Spinach Capital of the World," and holds a spinach festival every April. The town's newest statue stands in a fountain in a downtown park. Report...

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Popeye in the park.

Popeye Statue - 2007 Model

Alma is a very pretty small town!

[Vance Erwin, 07/26/2017]


Popeye Statue - 2007 Model

Quite a lovely park in the middle of a small and tired Main Street. The mural shows the better days of Alma.

[Drumbabe, 07/27/2016]

Popeye's behind.

Popeye Statue - 2007 Model

If you want to get a good photo of Popeye, make sure you get to the park before sun starts getting lower into the West. There are no trees or anything to block the suns rays from going straight into your camera lens if you want that full frontal shot of the sailor man. On the other hand, all that spinach seems to have produced in Popeye other physical attributes that can only be enjoyed from the rear.

The park's mural appears to be almost finished and makes a nice contribution to the garden display. At this time though, there is still scaffolding in the way of getting the best photos of the entire park.

[Gary Epperson, 09/08/2011]

Popeye statue.

Popeye Statue - 2007 Model

This one actually looks like Popeye.

[David, 04/17/2011]

It's important to faithfully render cartoon characters so fans can recognize them. But we also appreciate the occasional total failure...

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