Sumpter, Wisconsin: Forevertron Team Field Report

S7703 US Hwy 12, Sumpter, WI
Entrance on southbound side of US Hwy 12, just south of entrance to Delaney's Surplus, roughly eight miles south of Baraboo or eight miles north of Sauk City. It's a special entrance (gravel road) that leads to a small parking area and gate leading to the Forevertron. (alternative town: Baraboo)
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Tom Every, aka "Dr. Evermor," has constructed a vast, towering science fiction landscape from old carburetors and discarded power house machines. Report... [08/16/2015]

Dr. Evermor at the Forevertron.

Sumpter, Wisconsin - Dr. Evermor on Forevertron Launching
Foreverton: Dr. Evermor: In 1998, Dr. Evermor donned his pith helmet and tried to make us understand the Forevertron, his giant space-time bending contraption. Watch Video.

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There was a lot of road construction on 9/29/2019. We drove slowly past his driveway. The gate is chained shut and the driveway is overgrown. We waited too long.

[2rakoons, 10/02/2019]



Better visit now, while you still can. Dr. Evermor has been in a rest home for a few years after suffering strokes. Lady Eleanor runs the place now, but she's looking for a buyer. She says they have to vacate their current space behind the salvage yard, so she's looking for someone to buy all the sculptures and move them to a new location.

[Joe Norris, 08/22/2017]

I agree with other tips that this is one of the best sites I've seen recommended by Roadside America. My son and I visited about 5 years ago and spent hours looking around and talking to Lady Eleanor. The Forevertron is amazing, but there's so much else to see (I loved the fantastical full orchestra). I began to look at rusted metal and "junk" in a new way that afternoon.

Best of all, small sculptures were available for sale and now two of Dr. Evermore's creatures live in my garden.

[Linda, 07/15/2015]

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