Brownstown, Illinois: Yard Art with Trucks

Grant Sefton decorated his front yard with antique vehicles, burying some in the ground, turning others into giant planters, and outfitting a few with their own waterfalls.

Address:
324 W. Cumberland Rd, Brownstown, IL
Directions:
West side of town, on the south side of US Hwy 40/W. Cumberland Rd, between S. College Ave. and S. Fair St. Private property; visible from the street.
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Yard Art with Trucks

Great place to stop, easy to find, not far off of Highway 70. Fountains coming out of the trucks. Some have flowers planted in them!

[Leslie Smith, 07/19/2018]

Truck yard art.

Yard Art with Trucks

One half-buried truck has a real tree with birdhouses growing out of its engine compartment, while a blue-tinted waterfall pours out of its driver's-side window. The other, a '46 Ford tow truck, pops a wheelie pulling a '48 Chevy out of a pond, which has blue-tinted water pouring out its back window and flowers growing in its engine compartment. I am the owner and builder.

[Grant Sefton, 09/06/2017]

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