West Rutland, Vermont: Steampunk Locomotive Built of Junk

The West Rutland Art Park sits off the highway, so to catch your eye, by the turn-off, is a full-size steam locomotive made of junk. Artist Guohua Xu sculpted the piece, named "Across Time and Space," from found Vermont steel.

West Rutland Art Park

Address:
1450 Clarendon Ave., West Rutland, VT
Directions:
On the west side of Hwy 133/Clarendon Ave., 1.5 miles south of downtown West Rutland.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Train Created From Recycled Items

The total train is created from recycled items like cars parts, a fire hydrant, a cement mixer and many more. Located in the West Rutland Art Park at 1450 Claredon Ave.

[Cheryll Moreau, 06/06/2014]

The West Rutland Art Park features sculptures made by artists invited to work with marble from Vermont quarries and salvaged metal from a local scrap yard.

Junk locomotive.

Steam Locomotive Built of Junk

A part of the West Rutland Art Park sits by the road: a full-size locomotive made from different bits and pieces of junk metal. Very unique and kinda takes you by surprise if you are coming from downtown. The park is open for free to the public and built on a hill that you can drive right up to the very top. There are more large art pieces there, but the locomotive is the eye-catcher.

[Tyler Salls, 01/07/2014]

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