Moundsville, West Virginia: Crashed Airplane Planter

A home with a fake airplane on the front lawn, tipped it on its nose, with the space behind the wings filled with plants.
Address:
834 Co Hwy 54, Moundsville, WV
Directions:
South of town. Drive east on 12th St. until it splits. Bear right onto WV-54/Big Grave Creek Rd. Drive about one mile. You'll see the planter on the left, in the front yard of somebody's home.
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Airplane planter.

Crashed Airplane Planter

Airplane retrofitted as a flower planter.

[Stephen Francia, 05/27/2020]

The airplane has the home's street number on its tail, making it useful as well as decorative. It vaguely resembles the Spirit of St. Louis, which Charles Lindbergh landed (without crashing) in Moundsville for a brief visit on August 4, 1927.


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