Buffalo, New York: Giant Molten Iron Ladle

Stand in the giant ladle, be dwarfed by America's industrial heritage. An unexpected photo-op in a nature preserve that used to be a furnace factory.

Address:
Ship Canal Pkwy, Buffalo, NY
Directions:
South end of the city. From US Hwy 62/S. Park Ave. turn west at the stoplight (Family Dollar store) onto Tifft St. Drive 1.5 miles. Turn left at the stoplight onto Ship Canal Pkwy. Drive a half-mile. You'll see the back side of the ladle on the right. Continue another quarter-mile to the parking lot.
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Giant ladle.

Giant Molten Iron Ladle

Giant ladle. Can hold a whole family.

[Kerry, 09/25/2017]

According to its accompanying sign, the ladle sits in a nature preserve that used to be furnace factory. Unfortunately, no local furnace factory ladles were available, so this one had to be trucked in all the way from Pittsburgh.


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