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Culvert Man in Nodine, Minnesota
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Culvert Man in Nodine, Minnesota

A 30 foot giant metal cowboy sculpture outside of Nodine Culvert Sales in Minnesota. The Culvert Man is made out of corrugated steel culvert pipes, giving his outfit a corduroy look and his cowboy hat a crimped flair. His eyes look up at the pipe he holds above his head as if to either say, "I've got this," or, "when the heck can I put this thing down?" He sticks out his tongue at customers and passerbys, ...
Little Green Sprout in Blue Earth, Minnesota
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Little Green Sprout in Blue Earth, Minnesota

In the 1970s the Jolly Green Giant made a new friend: Little Green Sprout. Since 1972 this little green guy has been the giant's apprentice and right hand...well, little green guy! A small (well, smaller that the giant statue) version hangs out at a gas station in Blue Earth holding a (root) beer and a pizza. Why? Well, it's actually a re-purposed A&W Root Beer statue! Rumor has it that since Silly ...
Jolly Green Giant statue in Blue Earth, Minnesota
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Jolly Green Giant statue in Blue Earth, Minnesota

What's big, green, and laughs like Santa Claus? The Jolly Green Giant of course! We all know the lovable mascot from cans of corn and peas, so if you happen to be driving through Minnesota, check the life-size Jolly Green Giant statue out in person! The Jolly Green Giant was created by the advertising firm Leo Burnett in the 1920s to serve as the spokesman for the Green Giant food company. To this ...