Berwyn, Illinois: Spindle - Cars on a Spike (Gone) Team Field Report

Torn down May 2008.

Spindle by Dustin Shuler.

Spindle - Cars on a Spike

Memorable piece of public art seen in Wayne's World, and its fame has outlasted that of the movie's. Report...

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Cars on a Spike

Berwyn is trying a city-wide promotion to attract Chicagoans to Berwyn. What do you think Berwyn did to their #1 tourist attraction right before this promo? They knocked down the car spike [The Spindle] to make room for another zombie Starbucks! Stay classy Berwyn!

[Dissapointed in Berwyn, 08/25/2008]
Cars On A Spike -- Going, Going, Gone?

A 40-foot-tall car kebob named "Spindle," best known for its appearance in the 1992 film "Wayne's World," will be dismantled by Labor Day. "It's definitely coming down," says Michael O'Connor, the mayor of Berwyn, Illinois....

[07/22/2007] Complete News Story

Cars on a Spike - The Spindle

The town of Berwyn will be taking down the Spindle aka Cars on a Spike to make room for a free-standing Walgreens sometime this year. It is being debated whether the Spindle will be relocated or not.

[Nora, 07/10/2007]

Pinto Pelt

The Pinto Pelt

One of several whimsical automobile sculptures (along with 8 cars on a spike) at the Cermak Shopping Center, Berwyn, IL, created by Dustin Shuler in the late 1980s.

[Kirby A. Bartlett-Sloan, 08/26/1997]

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