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a metal cowboy

It’s easy to spot the statue since it is just off Highway 23 which goes through New Town. It is... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Regina, Canada
He's fun but no Paul.

I tried to image the joy and fun that was had by passerby traffic when Earl was erected. It was a... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Delano, Minnesota
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7 Nov 2017
“a metal cowboy”
8 Aug 2017
“He's fun but no Paul.”
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

It’s easy to spot the statue since it is just off Highway 23 which goes through New Town. It is located on the west side of town. Cowboy Earl is an odd looking character tall and slender and holds a branding iron. A sign has...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I tried to image the joy and fun that was had by passerby traffic when Earl was erected. It was a very different time. Recently he was standing on a busy intersection amoungst construction and seemed out of place. ... But the folk lore drew...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 390maryjos
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Needs a paint job! A lot smaller than anticipated... however I'm sure it was pretty awesome when it wasn't hidden amongst the buildings and brightly colored, there are some info markers explaining the meaning of the statue.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 26 February 2016

Its a big metal cowboy. Nothing special too tall to take your picture with it, unless you go across the street at the Shopco and take your picture from there

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

This roadside attraction is in serious need of a paint job. Paint is peeling off the entire attraction. It does not currently look like this picture. With construction right now, you can't stop and take pictures or read sign. This is in desperate need of...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Bdela
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This object is on the main (well, only) road in New Town. It's offbeat and not too impressive. But it gets your attention. Unfortunately, with all of the construction, not practical to visit.

Date of experience: July 2015
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