Batavia, Illinois: Dress-Up Oil Tank Cow

A homeowner has placed a cow made from an oil tank on the front lawn, and dresses it for holidays and other occasions.
818 N. Washington Ave., Batavia, IL
East of the river, on the northbound side of Hwy 25/N. Washington Ave., about a half-mile south of Hwy 8/E. Fabyan Pkwy and a block south of the cemetery. On the front lawn of a private residence. Visible from the street.
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Oil Tank Cow

A cow statue made from an old heating-oil tank, a milk can, rubber boots, and some miscellaneous parts. This cow regularly changes its costume. Whether it's Easter, July 4th, Sturgis week, Halloween, Christmas, or any other event that catches the owner's fancy, the cow is gussied-up for the event. During 2014 the cow even accepted the short-lived ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

[Jon Morgan, 11/02/2015]

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