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Clinton, Wisconsin: Pickup Truck in Tree

Mark Madson lofted up his 1959 Chevy pickup truck as a tree house for his son in 1994.

Address:
8729 East Little Ln., Clinton, WI
Directions:
Six miles east of Beloit on the north side of Hwy 43 at the number 6 Clinton exit. Visible from road. Private property. No trespassing!
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No trespassing signage.

Pickup Truck in Tree

Lots of trucks leaving the area,and there are lots of signs that trespassers will be shot. You can get good pics from the highway right behind it.

[Via L, 11/03/2023]

Pickup Truck in Tree.

Pickup Truck in Tree

Very cool, and well taken care of!

[Penny, 09/07/2023]
Pickup Truck in a Tree

The driveway leading to the tree has signs posted that read, "TRESPASSERS WILL BE SHOT," and "NO ESCAPE," and "PREPARE TO DIE," among others. We were not shot and we did escape, but potential visitors should be warned.

[Justin C., 12/19/2020]
Pickup Truck In Tree

I want to add that this attraction is owned by the Little Limestone Company.

[Liz, 07/11/2019]

Mark Madson, "The Wisconsin Mad Man," originally saved the twin trees that support the pickup truck from being bulldozed by the Little Limestone Company.

Pickup Truck in Tree

There are signs along the roadside identifying no trespassing and that cameras are present. We went anyway.

[Brandy Ketchum, 05/03/2015]

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