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Made me giggle

July 7, 2020

And speaking of statues . . .

These Guardians of Transportation attend the Hope Memorial Bridge connecting Cleveland’s east and west sides.  The scale of these monumental pylons make them difficult to photograph, but I remember being captivated by the detail and art deco loveliness when I was still a kid and we drove across the bridge.  The carved figures are on both sides of the four pylons.  The guardians each hold a symbol of transportation in their hands.

The Casual Observer - One of the sculpted towers of the ...

THE GUARDIANS OF TRAFFIC The Lorain-Carnegie Bridge ...

I would hate to see what these guys could do if they decided to strike back at the statue topplers.

 

3 comments

  1. I LOVE IT!!


    • 🙂


  2. What they have always recalled to my mind were the images described as the hobbits and the 9 flowed down the river to Gondor. Just before the breakup and Sam and whossname taking off alone into Mordor.



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