Warrensburg, Missouri: Strange Steel Drum Family

A roadside family of amusing and/or terrifying characters, built by J.C. Carter out of old metal barrels, pails, wheel rims, and assorted scrap parts.

Buckeye Acres

595 Rt. 13, Warrensburg, MO
5 mi. north of town on Rt. 13 at NE 600th Rd, east side.
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Strange Steel Drum Family

Steel Drum Family: Not too talkative...but don't mind posing for pictures.

[Mike de Laurier, 04/10/2016]
Strange Steel Drum Family

I grew up in this area. While there is a sign near the Drum Family for Buckeye Acres, there is no connection. Buckeye Acres is located on the same road, a family-owned produce farm open year-round. The steel drum family was designed and built by J.C. Carter, who also lives on that road. He has built many creations from scrap metal.

[Annaliessa Baird, 07/30/2015]

Steel drum family.

Buckeye Acres Steel Drum Family

Steel family of metal drums and five-gallon pails! Absolutely delightful details from scrap metal parts. Head straight down Hwy. 13 about 10.5 miles and they are on the side of the road. There is a place to pull in and park.

[Kelly Seim, 03/31/2015]

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