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Johnson City, Texas: Marathon, Robo-Cow

A lonely roadside life-size longhorn, sculpted from various kinds of junk steel parts by Bettye Hamblen Turner in 2006.

Flat Creek Rd, Johnson City, TX
From downtown drive west on Main St./US Hwy 290 for 1.5 miles. Sculpture is on the left (south) side at the intersection of Flat Creek Rd.
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Marathon the longhorn steer.

Marathon, Robo-Cow

A striking sculpture of a longhorn cow made of chromium plated steel, mild steel, and stainless steel by Bettye Hamblen Turner. At the entrance of The Preserve at Walnut Springs, at the corner of Highway 290 and Flat Creek Road in Johnson City.

[Kristi, 02/24/2018]

Marathon, sculpted in 2006, was the first of several junk-art longhorns made by Turner. Each had a different name.

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Science Center: Giant Hand, Metal MenScience Center: Giant Hand, Metal Men, Johnson City, TX - 1 mi.
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