Concrete, Washington: Welcome to Concrete: Silo Park

A weathered "Welcome to Concrete" is painted in giant letters across a battery of nine-story-tall cement silos.

N. Cascades Hwy, Concrete, WA
On the north side of Hwy 20/N. Cascades Hwy, about a mile west of the bridge across the Skagit River, and just east of its intersection with N. Superior Ave.
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Welcome to Concrete.

Welcome to Concrete: Silo Park

It is really big. They saved a lot of money by not tearing it down!

[TL, 07/27/2022]

Welcome to Concrete.

Welcome to Concrete: Silo Park

The "Welcome to Concrete" sign in Concrete, Washington.

[William Plenefisch, 06/25/2019]

The giant greeting "Welcome To Concrete" is a cinematic artifact; it was painted on the cement plant silo for the 1992 filming of 1993's "This Boy's Life," starring Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio.

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