Canon City, Colorado: Chrome Bumper Warbirds

Small versions of famous vintage warplanes, made from old car bumpers, can be seen in various spots around town.
Address:
Royal Gorge Blvd, Canon City, CO
Directions:
The Chromustang is in front of the bank at the intersection of US Hwy 50/Royal Gorge Blvd and Hwy 115/S. 9th St.
Admission:
Free
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Chromustang.

Chromustang

The monumental chrome and bronze warbirds are still around town: at Bunkhouse Burgers on Highway 50 and at the car wash on South 9th St. The bronze P51 is at the bank at Highway 50 and 9th St.

[Robert Henderson, 01/29/2014]
Chrome Bumper Warbirds

Several chrome auto bumper warbirds exist around the neighborhood of my studio. The F4U Corsair is at the Jiffy Lube on 14th, the P51 Mustang "Chromustang" is on a pole two blocks south of the car wash on 9th. The P40 is moving to Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Canon City is the Prison Capitol of North America and also has the Royal Gorge Bridge to attract tourists. My cast bronze monumental warbirds enhance the USAF Academy and other museums.

[Robert Henderson, 10/06/2002]

Several chrome auto bumper warbirds exist around the neighborhood of my studio. The F4U Corsair is at the [Update - Dec 2006: Corsair is at the Jiffy Lube on 14th.], The P51 Mustang "Chromustang" is on a pole [Update - Dec 2006: The Mustang is now two blocks south of the car wash on 9th.]. The P40 is moving to Lake Havasu City, AZ. We are the Prison Capitol of North America and also have the Royal Gorge Bridge to attract tourists. My cast Bronze monumental warbirds enhance the USAF Academy and other museums.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Museum of Colorado PrisonsMuseum of Colorado Prisons, Canon City, CO - < 1 mi.
Dinosaur Built by Prison EmployeesDinosaur Built by Prison Employees, Canon City, CO - 1 mi.
America's Highest Suspension BridgeAmerica's Highest Suspension Bridge, Canon City, CO - 5 mi.
In the region:
Solar Light Bulb Sign, Manitou Springs, CO - 33 mi.

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