Goodland, Kansas: Tractor Parts Grasshopper

Built out of farm machinery by farmer Lloyd Harden. The "Goodland Grasshopper" is conserved as an official piece of Kansas folk art.

Address:
Hwy 27, Goodland, KS
Directions:
I-70 exit 17. Drive north on Hwy 27/Commerce Rd for 4.5 miles. On the left, just past a row of three metal grain bins.
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Grasshopper.

Tractor Parts Grasshopper

The Grasshopper is looking healthy and happy, with flag flying. Palm tree and chair look great as well. Posts are there for the sign, but it wasn't installed when I stopped by. Directions were perfect, and took me through beautiful farm land. Nice detour from the interstate!

[Meg Zorn, 05/08/2021]

Grasshopper in winter.

Tractor Parts Grasshopper

The "It's 5 o'clock Somewhere" sign was not there. Stolen? Hibernating for the winter?

[Mary Jo, 12/31/2020]

Unlike the metal grasshopper and palm tree, the fabric sign probably needs indoor when cold weather blasts the Plains.

Grasshopper statue.

Tractor Parts Grasshopper

There is no parking, and it's on a fairly trafficked 2-lane Highway. More of a drive-by.

[Tiffany, 06/20/2020]

It's 5 o'clock somewhere.

Tractor Parts Grasshopper

They've added a Jimmy Buffett "5 o'clock somewhere" metal palm tree and lawn chair to the cornfield. Fabulous.

[Tiffany Thompson, 10/03/2018]

Goodland Grasshopper.

Tractor Parts Grasshopper

Large cricket made from old tractor and implement parts on the side of the road just north of Goodland on Highway 27. It sits in a farmer's field near some grain bins.

[Hal Wiley, 07/29/2017]

Now known as the Goodland Grasshopper, is was built by the late Lloyd Harden (1927-2012) out of discarded tractor parts. After he died, the grasshopper was conserved as an official piece of Kansas folk art, moved several miles south to its current spot, and painted in John Deere green and yellow.


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