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Palisade, Colorado: Junk Metal Animals

The Plum Creek Winery displays two large sculptures by Palisade artist Lyle Nichols -- the "Chardonnay Chicken" and a horse, both made from scrap metal parts.

Plum Creek Winery

3708 G Rd, Palisade, CO
Plum Creek Winery - I-70 Exit 42 at Palisade. After leaving the highway continue south to G Road (also known as Old Highway 6 and 24), then west 1/4 mile.
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Horse and chicken sculptures.

Junk Metal Animals

Outside the Plum Creek Winery in the western Colorado town of Palisade (next to Grand Junction) are two sculptures. The first is a horse made of junk metal, the second is a rooster. Both are huge and fantastic and seem to be related to the "Mike the Headless Chicken" statue in Fruita.

[Jeremy, 04/21/2011]

Sculptures are by Palisade artist Lyle Nichols -- the fowl is named the "Chardonnay Chicken." Nichols also created "Rusty's Dream," elsewhere in town.

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