Dawson, Minnesota: Pink Elephant With Oil Drum Head (Gone)

Standing on someone's front lawn, a strange pink elephant made from salvaged metal with an oil drum for a head.

Directions:
North side of town. From US Hwy 212/Oak St. turn south onto 7th St. You'll see the pink elephant ahead, on the left.
Hours:
June 2018: Reported gone.
Status:
Gone

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Pink Elephant With Oil Drum Head

We searched for the pink elephant with no luck. In speaking to two locals, we discovered that the house had been sold and the elephant given away.

[Kim Anderson, 06/19/2018]

Pink elephant.

Pink Elephant

Driving down a side street in the tiny town of Dawson, we suddenly came upon this fabulous example of lawn art. Made out of an old oil tank and painted pink, this elephant was a delightful surprise!

[Lamfam, 07/19/2016]

Its oil drum head makes it look like creation of Dr. Frankenstein. Yikes!


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