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Brownwood, Texas: Big Railroad Spike

A cleverly designed steel park bench, made in 1999 by sculptor Don Morelock. Positioned in front of an old steam locomotive. Probably the most comfortable spike you'll ever sit on.

600 E. Depot St., Brownwood, TX
Downtown. From US-377/Main St. turn east at the Anglican Church onto E. Depot St. Drive until the street ends and park in the lot on the left. You'll see the spike on the left, in front of an old steam locomotive.
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Largest train spike. Train museum.

[Garlan and Kelly, 05/29/2020]

The "spike" is actually a cleverly designed steel park bench, made in 1999 by sculptor Don Morelock in honor of his uncle, Watson Bettis. It is big.

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