Shelby, Iowa: 76-Foot-Tall Corn Stalk

Made of rusty metal, the artwork in Agri-Symbol Park represents the top crops grown by Shelby's farmers.
385th St., Shelby, IA
I-80 exit 34. On the northwest side, next to the gas station.
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76-Foot-Tall Corn Stalk

Good rest stop. You can gas up, visit the Corn Crib store/cafe and use the restroom. Nice little park/picnic area to stretch your legs and see the sculpture.

[K, 06/15/2019]

Agri-Symbol Park.

76-Foot-Tall Corn Stalk

The corn stalk is in a park just off of Interstate 80 as you enter Shelby. It stands at the entrance to the Old Stone Arch Nature Trail, which looked like a great hike but I didn't have time to walk it.

[Trace, 06/03/2017]

Officially named "Agri-Symbol," the metal artwork is by Cliff Carlson. It includes the outline of corn, a pig, and a cow, which are the top three commodities produced by Shelby's farmers.

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