Utica, Michigan: Topiary Train Engine

A big hedge shaped to look like train engine 99, in memory of a nearby railroad right-of-way that's been turned into a biking trail.
Address:
24 Mile Rd, Utica, MI
Directions:
24 Mile Rd between Dequindre and Shelby Rds, east of Macomb Orchard Trail.
Hours:
Private property, can be seen from the road.
Admission:
Free.
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Train hedge.

Topiary Train Engine

As you drive down 24 Mile Road in Utica; between Dequindre and Shelby Road, you will see a hedge in the shape of a train engine. It is on the south side of 24 Mile Road.

The owners of the property apparently created this because there had been a railroad track next to their property -- which is now the Macomb Orchard (bike) Trail.

[Yvonne Bosch, 08/14/2010]

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