Detroit, Michigan: Transmission Man

Made of metal transmissions and drive trains, wielding a giant wrench, Transmission Man seemed at home in an industrial section of Detroit, but has developed a green thumb.

Arrow Trucks and Parts Co.

Address:
2637 W. Fort St., Detroit, MI
Directions:
Next to Arrow Trucks and Parts Co. In an industrial area just north of the river. On the south side of W. Fort St./Hwy 85, at the corner of Sainte Anne St. (formerly 19th St.), just east of the Ambassador Bridge.
Admission:
Free
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Transmission Man.

Transmission Man

What a cute use of old auto parts. Flowers all around!

[Cajun Wonder Woman, 07/22/2020]

Transmission Man -- doing his part for the New Green Deal.

Transmission Man.

Transmission Man

This interesting sculpture stands next to the parking lot of Arrow Truck and Parts Co. It's built out of various truck parts and tools, especially transmission and drive train components.

[Richard Stockman, 05/21/2012]

With those big metal bars in his claw-like hands, you'd think Transmission Man would not need the protection of infrared surveillance.


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