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Sculptures & Trains

When travelling around the Bryan-College Station area, you may find these sculptures and trains. Below is a map of the works as well as photos and a brief description of each piece.
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Sculptures and Trains Map

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Aggie Spirit

Aggie Spirit

Sculptor: Edd Hayes
Installation Date: 12 May 2005
Location: Northgate Promenade
University Drive & Boyett Street, College Station 77840
Notes: Foundation donated by Dudley Construction.
 
Bryan Bombers

Bryan Bombers

Sculptor: Lynn Haste
Installation Date: 22 November 2005
Location: Main Street in front of the La Salle Hotel
120 South Main Street, Bryan 77803
Notes: The Bryan Bombers were a circa 1940s semi-pro baseball team in Bryan, Texas.
 
Cactus Bird

Cactus Bird

Sculptor: Joe Smith
Installation Date: July 2001
Location: Arts Center
2275 Dartmouth Street, College Station 77840
Notes: The curved piece was burned out of an old oil truck
 
Cambria

Cambria

Sculptor: Michael Bigger
Installation Date: 12 January 1999
Location: Larry J Ringer Library, 1818 Harvey Mitchell Parkway South, College Station 77845
Notes: This was the first permanent piece of public art.
 
Children of Peace

Children of Peace

Sculptor: Gary Lee Price
Installation Date: 31 March 2006
Location: Unity Plaza
Texas Avenue & Rosemary Drive, Bryan 77802
Notes: This sculpture, representing the sister cities of Bryan and College Station, was funded by a grant from “Keep Texas Beautiful”.
 
Eternal Winds

Eternal Winds

Sculptor: Joe Smith
Installation Date: 21 March 2000
Location: Eastgate Park
Walton Drive and Texas Avenue, College Station 77840
Notes: The sculpture is a 5,000 pound steel structure symbolizing the new millennium.
Corporate Sponsor: First American Bank
Foundation and platform generously constructed by Dudley Construction
 
Diana’s Quest

Diana’s Quest

Sculptor: Joe Smith
Installation Date: 21 September 2000
Location: Prosperity Bank
1862 Rock Prairie Road, College Station 77845
The sculpture represents an ancient deer hunt by the Roman goddess Diana.
Corporate Sponsor: First National Bank
Notes: Foundation and platform generously constructed by Dudley Construction
 
Free Flight

Free Flight

Sculptor: Taeg Nishimoto
Installation Date: 16 February 2004
Location: Easterwood Airport Terminal
1770 George Bush Drive West, College Station 77845
Notes: This sculpture is a mobile with winged shapes made from expanded stainless steel. Taeg is an internationally acclaimed professor of architecture.
 
Genesis

Genesis

Sculptor: Dmitri Koustov
Installation Date: 20 October 2003
Location: Easterwood Airport
1770 George Bush Drive West, College Station 77845
Notes: This 2,000 pound stainless steel structure was constructed in James Urbanosky’s foundry in Caldwell, TX. Koustov is a native of Ivanova, Russia and a well know painter. This is his first work of public sculpture. Foundation and platform generously constructed by Dudley Construction.
 
Halftime

Halftime

Sculptor: Joe Smith
Installation Date: 16 September 2002
Location: 29th Street and Tarrow, Bryan 77802
Notes: In memory of James Scamardo
 
Hold On

Hold On

Sculptor: Jon Krawczyk
Installation Date: 11 December 2001
Location: Rock Prairie McDonald’s
1750 Rock Prairie Road, College Station 77845
Notes: It is affectionately referred to as “french fries”.
 
La Familia

La Familia

Sculptor: Jon Krawczyk
Installation Date: 19 February 2001
Location: Bryan Municipal Building
300 Texas Avenue South, Bryan 77803
Notes: This sculpture is a bronze abstraction of a family gathering
 
Life Rhythm

Life Rhythm

Sculptor: Joe Smith
Location: Arts Center
2275 Dartmouth Street, College Station 77840
Notes: Life Rhythm was formerly at TAMU and is the only sculpture from TAMU. It represents the double helix of the genetic code.
The sculpture was donated by Joe Smith for the Arts Center. All of the metal for this sculpture was donated by people who drop off scrap metal at his home. His work can be viewed along Highway 21 in Caldwell.
 
Majestic Freedom

Majestic Freedom

Sculptor: Payne Lara
Installation Date: 20 August 2001
Location: Bryan Municipal Building
300 Texas Avenue South, Bryan 77803
Notes: The individual deer were named Sacrifice, Allegiance, and Unity by Johnson Elementary students. John Blackburn is responsible for the beautiful fountain behind the sculpture.
Corporate Sponsors: Wells Fargo Bank and Nina Heard Astin Trus
 
Memoire

Memoire

Sculptor: Russell Cushman
Installation Date: 13 May 2001
Location: Bryan’s Heritage Park
600 South Hutchins, Bryan 77803
Notes: This sculpture was dedicated in honor of Emilie Schirck, a French immigrant and widow who raised ten children during the Great Depression and WWII. It was dedicated on Mother’s Day, 2001
 
Mesa

Mesa

Sculptor: Jon Krawczyk
Installation Date: 1 December 2003
Location: Arts Center
2275 Dartmouth Street, College Station 77840
Notes: Mesa was installed in November of 2003 when the Arts Center building opened. It was the first sculpture installed at the Arts Center. The sculpture is 22 feet high, 26 feet long, and 17 feet wide.
 
Petunia

Petunia

Sculptor: Payne Lara
Location: Arts Center
2275 Dartmouth Street, College Station 77840
Notes: Petunia was dedicated in memory of Marge Zwolinski in 2005 and is one of two pieces dedicated in memory of someone
 
Sea Cornucopia

Sea Cornucopia

Sculptor: Joe Smith
Location: Arts Center
2275 Dartmouth Street, College Station 77840
Notes: The sculpture was donated by Joe Smith for the Arts Center. All of the metal for this sculpture is part of the metal donated by people who drop off scrap metal at his home. His work can be viewed along Highway 21 in Caldwell on the way to Austin from College Station/Bryan.
 
Service with Courage

Service with Courage

Sculptor: Payne Lara
Installation Date: 13 May 2002
Location: College Station Fire Department #6
University Drive & Tarrow Street, College Station, TX 77840
Notes: This sculpture is 6 feet from base to head and weights approximately 650 pounds. It was originally placed at the fire station on the corner of Harvey Mitchell Parkway and Rio Grande Blvd. The sculpture was moved on November 27, 2012.
 
Service with Honor

Service with Honor

Sculptor: Payne Lara
Installation Date: 13 May 2002
Location: College Station Police Department
2611 Texas Avenue South, College Station 77840
Notes: The sculpture was posed for by Chief Ed Feldman and Corbin Tubbs. The keynote address at the installation was given by Representative Fred Brown.
Foundation and platform generously constructed by Dudley Construction.
 
Sky Cutter

Sky Cutter

Sculptor: Payne Lara
Installation Date: 14 December 2004
Location: Central Park Pond
1000 Krenek Tap Road, College Station 77840
Notes: Construction donated by Dudley Construction.
 
Tiger Pride

Tiger Pride

Sculptor: Payne Lara
Installation Date: 7 November 2002
Location: A&M Consolidated High School
1801 Harvey Mitchell Parkway South, College Station 77845
Notes: It is 9 feet from base to head and approximately 650 pounds.
This sculpture was financed by a cooperative consortium of the Arts Council of Brazos Valley, the A&M Consolidated Foundation Board, and the Senior Class of 2003.
 
Treasured Moments

Treasured Moments

Sculptor: Lynn Haste
Installation Date: 5 May 2007
Location: Carnegie Library in Downtown Bryan
111 South Main Street, Bryan 77803
Notes: The sculpture is a depiction of Andrew Carnegie reading a book to two children. It is one of two historical pieces in the public art collection. Bryan Bombers in front of the La Salle in downtown Bryan is the other one.
 
Veteran’s Memorial

Veteran’s Memorial

Sculptor: Robert Eccleston
Installation Date: 11 November 2002
Location: College Station Veterans Park and Athletic Complex
3101 Harvey Road, College Station 77845
Notes: The Veterans Memorial was dedicated by President George H.W. Bush on 10 November 2002. The monument includes over 4,000 veterans’ names.
 
War on Terror

War on Terror

Sculptor: Taeg Nishimoto
Installation Date: 5 May 2007
Location: College Station Veterans Park and Athletic Complex
3101 Harvey Road, College Station 77845
Notes: Nishimoto, the memorial’s designer said, “This memorial is based upon the footprints of the two lost towers of the World Trade Center in New York. The two squares are placed in the same proportion of the towers, because that is the void.”
 
Wilderness Awakened

Wilderness Awakened

Sculptor: Payne Lara
Installation Date: 17 December 2001
Location: Wolf Pen Creek Park
Park Entrance on Holleman Drive, College Station 77840
Notes: It is a cast-bronze, one and one-quarter times life-size sculpture. It was placed where, legend has it, A&M students antagonized wild wolves in the 1920’s and 1930’s
 
Xiggerotts

Xiggerotts

Sculptor: Jon Krawczyk
Installation Date: 12 January 2000
Location: College Station Utilities
310 Krenek Tap Road, College Station 77840
Notes: It was named after the ancient Babylonian mounds
 
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Trains Around Town

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While driving around Bryan/College Station, you may see several painted locomotive trains. These were part of a public art project between The George Bush Presidential Library and Musuem, the Convention and Visitors Bureau, The Eagle, Newman Printing Company, PPG, and other supporters.

Many of these trains have been relocated with a few no longer on display. These images are from a promotional poster.
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