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Holland, Michigan: Padnos Scrap Metal Sculptures

Rusty the junkyard dog stands atop his metal dog house. Sculptures by artist Stuart Padnos -- including giant flowers and a scrap metalworker. Displays may change.

Pine Ave., Holland, MI
North edge of town. Rusty is on west side of Pine Ave. just north of its intersection with W. 7th St. Other sculptures stretch north from there on Pine Street.
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Metalworker Near Rusty the Scrap Metal Dog

Rusty is still on guard at the corner of 7th and Pine, but don't discount the other sculptures along the road. There's some great folk art worth walking around to view.

[Michael C Green, 03/15/2018]

Rusty the dog.

Rusty the Scrap Metal Dog

There's actually a few scrap metal sculptures along the street. The tulips a little further down toward 7th are really nice!

[Laura Lisiscki, 02/19/2018]

Try as we might, we only have eyes for Rusty.

Rusty the Scrap Metal Dog

Rusty is alive and well in all his rustful splendor. Don't just drive by as Rusty is just one of a dozen amazing steel sculptures that line the highway in front of this scrap steel company. Quite amazing stuff.

[Casaflamingo, 05/26/2015]
Rusty the Dog

Rusty the Scrap Metal Dog is still there in all his glory. He is located on the right side of River St and 7th St. Also more great stuff there. I particularly liked the Musher and Sled Dogs since I am from Alaska.

[Bea Findlay, 07/14/2014]

Rusty the dog.

Rusty the Metal Dog

Rusty is a metal dog with big teeth and springs for legs. There are several colorful scrap metal sculptures along Pine Avenue, north of 7th Street. The were created by Stuart Padnos of the Louis Padnos Iron and Metal Company.

[Chiliking20, 09/22/2013]

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