Iowa City, Iowa: Metal Corn Cob

A metal corn cob sculpture advertises an agribusiness.

Gringer AG

Address:
2144 Old Hwy 218 S., Iowa City, IA
Directions:
Gringer AG. On the east side of Oak Crest Hill Rd SE, just south of the Iowa City airport.
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Corn cob and millstone.

Metal Corn Cob

The Corn Cob has been painted. They also have a milling stone on display.

[Kelly Soprych, 05/15/2021]

Giant corn.

Metal Corn Cob

If you happen to be driving by, it's worth a look. While the corn cob is impressive in height compared to a human, it disappears next to the giant farm buildings.

Per my teenage son, "Not worth the unbuckle."

[Zoe Roberts, 07/23/2014]

Ha! Time to teach the next generation the art of lowered expectations.

Corn cob.

Metal Corn Cob

This metal corn cob has been here for as long as I can remember. We'd pass it every day going into Iowa City. The individual kernels are outlined by a metal mesh. Also look for small white pig statue.

[Steve, 09/13/2010]

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