Wheeling, West Virginia: Metal Elephant

Made of melted-down restaurant equipment, "Bobo" pays tribute to a 1954 visit by an elephant-packed circus to Wheeling.

Address:
11th St., Wheeling, WV
Directions:
Downtown, at the corner of 11th and Main Sts, a block away from the Capitol Music Hall.
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There is a life-size elephant sculpture in downtown Wheeling.

[Justin, 11/07/2015]

The 800-pound pachyderm, named "Bobo," is made of recycled restaurant equipment. It's a tribute to the time that a line of circus elephants was marched across the Wheeling Suspension Bridge in 1954.


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