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Waco, Texas: 80-Foot-Tall Tin Soldier

A towering, abandoned incinerator in a parking lot was painted to resemble a Tin Soldier in late 2014. The Tincinerator!

6000 Franklin Ave., Waco, TX
I-35 exit 330B. Drive west 2.5 miles on Hwy 6. Take exit right toward US Hwy 84. Bear right at first right (Whataburger) and then quickly turn right into abandoned parking lot just past Furniture Row sign. Can be viewed from parking lot at Smith Furniture Manufacturing Co (bldg. for lease).
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80-Foot-Tall Tin Soldier.

80-Foot-Tall Tin Soldier

Standing tall, albeit in need of a cleaning on one side (It's identical on both sides except one side has the soldier's sheathed sword). The parking lot has tons of bad potholes, so travel slow.

[Rustin LaFurney, 03/20/2022]

The Tincinerator.

80-Foot-Tall Tin Soldier

The Tin Soldier is easy to find. Look how small the truck is.

[Debbie, 02/04/2020]

80-Foot-Tall Tin Soldier.

80-Foot-Tall Tin Soldier

Just put Furniture Row in your GPS (6000 Franklin Ave., Waco, TX 76710), and turn into the first driveway right after Furniture Row, which is right next door. You can't miss the soldier, he'll be on your right and he's huge.

[JonnyMarbles, 02/21/2017]

Tin Soldier incinerator.

80-Foot-Tall Tin Soldier

Good directions, easy to find. Our kids thought this was very cool to see.

[Wendy Cooper, 07/24/2015]

Tin Soldier Incinerator.

Tin Soldier

This 79-foot-tall incinerator has been turned into a huge Tin Soldier, with a face pointing in both directions so you can see him from Loop 340 no matter which way you are driving.

[Walksfar, 04/22/2015]

The incinerator made its Tin Soldier transformation in November 2014.

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