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Carl's Corner, Texas: 20-Foot-Tall Wooden Nickel

The nickel was an artistic creation of Texas big-road-art visionary Bob "Daddy-O" Wade. No easy vantage to see it, and it is last reported as falling apart.

Rohwer Rd, Carl's Corner, TX
I-35E exit 374, on a hill overlooking the northbound exit ramp. Private property; no trespassing.
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20-Foot-Tall Wooden Nickel

Not worth the time. They haven't maintained this attraction. You can hardly tell what it is.

[Miles, 07/21/2023]
20-Foot-Tall Wooden Nickel

No real way to get a look at it, but it looks like a big piece of dilapidated barn wall to the right when you're exiting.

[Ami, 07/23/2019]
20-Foot-Tall Wooden Nickel

Do not follow the map directions to this site. It will lead you down a private road very clearly marked "keep out." You must be traveling on the northbound access road to see it.

[R Sutton, 10/09/2016]

Giant nickel.

20-Foot-Tall Wooden Nickel

A 20-foot-tall wooden nickel is just off of Interstate 35E at the Carl's Corner exit. You can get pictures from a distance on the side of the highway, but I believe it is on private property and I wouldn't recommend walking up to it. If you wanted to drive up to the back side of the nickel, it is on Rohwer Road

[Amanda Furr, 02/02/2016]

The nickel was built by legendary roadside artist Bob "Daddy-O" Wade. It stands in the yard of Carl Cornelius, namesake of Carl's Corner.

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