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Plainfield, Iowa: Barrel Cows

A farmhouse lawn is decorated with two scrap metal cows; next to the corn field is a scrap metal donkey (or horse).

1566 Badger Ave., Plainfield, IA
US Hwy 218, west side, cows next to the dirt drive entrance of a solitary farmhouse.
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Barrel Cows

Drove to see the cows, and found that the home where they stand is now going to auction. The cows and donkey needed a little TLC, and hopefully whoever gets the home will give them just that.

[Deborah Wills, 09/10/2020]


Barrel Cows

There are two cows and a donkey made out of barrels along highway 218. Very tasteful!

[Blake Lindner, 12/07/2014]

The cows are visible in Google street view from 2008, so they've been there a while...

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