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Glenwood, Arkansas: Half-Buried Fire Truck

An upright firetruck stuck into the ground, topped with a flagpole, stands in a field as a tribute to the long-dead founder of a local fire dept.

Address:
2673 US-70, Glenwood, AR
Directions:
On the south side of US-70, eight miles east of its intersection with AR-27 in Glenwood, and just east of its intersection with Rocky Pines Rd. Private property; visible from the road.
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Buried Fire Truck.

Buried Fire Truck

A partially buried firetruck topped with a flagpole stands vertical in the front yard of a ranch, a tribute to Irvin C. Bainum.

[Alex, 04/16/2024]

Although this looks like a "fallen firefighter" memorial, it isn't. Irvin Charles Bainum was 76 when he died in 1999. He founded the Bonnerdale Fire Dept. but was not a fireman; he was plumber, banker, and real estate guy.


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