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Stanley, Iowa: Stanley the Tin Man

20 feet tall, rusty Stanley was built by Bob Hamilton out of scrap metal at an unknown date. He holds an oiling can, has an attached smiling face and heart, and the word STANLEY is on his chest.

Address:
11490 10th St., Stanley, IA
Directions:
Northwest end of town, on the north side of 100th/10th St., at its intersection with Nelson Ave. N.
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Stanley the Tin Man.

Stanley the Tin Man

Rusting, tall Tin Man made of recycled parts. Holds an oiling can, has an attached smiling face and heart, and the word "STANLEY" is on his chest.

[Heather, 09/19/2023]

20 feet tall, Stanley was built by Bob Hamilton, who stood the Tin Man in his yard. Bob moved out of town, so in 2020 Stanley was moved to the main entrance into town.


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