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Brazil, Indiana: Champ: 24-Foot-Tall Great Dane

Built in 1953 for a trailer dealership in Orlando. Moved to Savannah, Georgia, in 1960. Restored in 2002, then moved to Indiana and restored again in Nov. 2018. Champ weighs 800 pounds.

Great Dane Trailers

2664 US-40, Brazil, IN
Great Dane Trailers. From downtown Brazil, drive east 3.5 miles on US Hwy 40. The Great Dane trailer factory is on the right (south) side.
Property gated after business hours. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Great Dane.

Champ the Giant Great Dane

Champ is back on duty, as of 6/9/19.

[George Starkey, 06/17/2019]

Great Dane.

Champ: 24-Foot-Tall Great Dane

I question the [claimed] height of the dog. Excluding the base, I would say the dog is probably 14-16 feet tall.

[Greg Parsons, 05/13/2019]
Great Dane Statue

Champ is the name of the Great Dane statue that stands some 20 feet tall and is located on US 40, at the main entrance to Great Dane Manufacturing.

[PSmith, 11/02/2018]
Champ: 24-Foot-Tall Great Dane

We followed the GPS directions and arrived at a locked security gate. We looked all over, but no giant dog was in evidence. Could it have been moved or taken for repair?

[Kitsa, 07/12/2018]

The big dog, which has unexpectedly disappeared in the past, appears to have vanished yet again.

Great Dane statue.

Big Great Dane Statue

The Great Dane is standing tall over the trucking company's division office.

[Krista M, 08/07/2017]

A sign at the base of the dog warns that "climbing on this statue... is likely to cause serious injury or death."

Nearby Offbeat Places

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In the region:
Future Birthplace of Captain Janeway, Bloomington, IN - 38 mi.

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