Eau Claire, Wisconsin: River Garbage Swan

30 ft. tall tundra swan (aka Garbage Goose, aka Junk Swan) made by artist Stephen Bateman out of objects found along the Mississippi River.

Address:
1280-1698 Galloway St, Eau Claire, WI
Directions:
Galloway St., north side, on the eastern end of the Banbury Place complex of buildings.
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River Garbage Swan

Very cool bit of art, and there's a nice park next door.

[Jjj, 07/05/2022]

Garbage swan.

Recycled Swan Sculpture

This swan sculpture, according to the locals, was created from trash picked from area waterways, with some of it coming from as far as Lake Superior. The swan stands nearly 30 feet tall and can be seen at the SE corner of Building 19 at Banbury Place (formerly the Uniroyal Tire Plant) while driving on Galloway Street.

[2TearDroppers, 11/07/2014]

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