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Palisades, Colorado: Rusty's Dream - Dog Meets Hydrants

And they're sprouting from a giant mushroom. What kind of medication is Rusty on, anyway?

Elberta Ave., Palisades, CO
Outside the Palisades National Bank on W. 8th St. and Elberta Ave.
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Rusty's Dream.

Rusty's Dream - Dog Meets Hydrants

Rusty's Dream is a great place for a photo op, especially if you have your dog.

[Jessica, 07/02/2021]

Rusty's Dream.

Rusty's Dream - Dog Meets Hydrants

Rusty's Dream is actually outside the Palisades National Bank on W 8th Street.

[Jenny Crossling, 10/12/2010]
Rusty's Dream - Dog Meets Hydrants

I saw a statue of a dog standing with his paws upon a giant mushroom that was covered in fire-hydrants. This was on a trip cross-country last year. I believe it was in Palisades, Colorado. If anyone has heard of this please let me know. I took a picture of it but my camera was stolen before I could get the film developed. I think the statue was outside the local library and was entitled "Sparky's Dream".

[Chad Burns,, 10/02/1998]

May 2009: Photo added. November 2006 - Tipster Laura Bloom writes "Donna, a cashier at the bank, said 'It is actually called Rusty's Dream. Lyle Nichols from here in Palisade made it. We had asked him to make us something, and that is what he came up with. Lyle has a lot of unique art.'"

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