Red Wing, Minnesota: Horse Made of Scrap Metal

Bucaphalus, a rearing horse made of scrap metal, has stood outside an arts center since the late 1990s.

Anderson Center for the Arts

Address:
163 Tower View Drive, Red Wing, MN
Directions:
West of the city, on the north side of US Hwy 61, at its intersection with Hwy 19. The horse is outdoors, just to the west of the water tower.
Phone:
651-388-2009
Admission:
Free
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Horse Made of Scrap Metal

The horse is in front of the old research lab where more than 15,000 cereal experiments were conducted for Quaker Oats Company.

[Kim Wheeler, 08/04/2016]

Horse sculpture.

Mechanical Stallion

On the grounds of the Anderson Center for the Arts, there is a large scrap-metal sculpture of a horse, among other modern art in the sculpture gallery.

[Seth H, 07/14/2016]

The statue is titled "Bucaphalus," sculpted by Minnesota artist Al Wadzinski in 1998. Bucaphalus was the non-mechanical horse of Alexander the Great.

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