Verona, New York: Lucky the Bull (In Transition)

12 feet tall, 20 feet long. His steakhouse burned down in Jan. 2016. Lucky escaped unharmed -- until thieves tried to steal him in April 2018. Currently missing; removed to a secure location.

5548 Hwy 31, Verona, NY
On the northeast corner of Hwys 31 and 365.
Currently missing; removed to a secure location.
In Transition
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Lucky the Bull

Lucky the Bull was moved on April 6, 2018. He no longer sits on the corner of 365/31. It was a sad day in Verona.

[Tammie knight, 04/17/2018]

Lucky's owner moved him because some thieves already had him boxed and ready to roll away. His owner has said he wants to return Lucky to his spot, but only if he can be secured to the ground.

Lucky the Bull.

Lucky the Bull

We will see how lucky soon enough!

[bsbpyt, 06/25/2016]

Lucky the Bull.

Lucky the Bull

Lucky the Bull survived the fire unscathed. He's still wearing a Christmas wreath. You can see him and what's left of the burned building.

[Nina Cunningham, 02/11/2016]

Lucky the Bull.

Large Hereford Steer

The steer is still there at this point, however the restaurant recently burned down under suspicious circumstances.

[Travis R, 01/14/2016]

The steer -- named "Lucky the Bull" -- has survived numerous mishaps. According to its original owner, Lucky was built for a restaurant in Canada in the 1960s, but the truck delivering it broke down in the parking lot of the restaurant where Lucky has stood ever since.

Large Hereford Steer

There's a statue of large Hereford steer at the intersection of NYS Route 31 and NYS Route 365 in front of a steak house in Verona.

[David L. Sadler, 05/29/2013]

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