Oversized public art in York County, Pa.: ‘The green bike’s seat is a bit over 10′ high’
York County, Pa., is serious about its public art. These sculptures, presented on the VeloPhoto York blog, stand along the York County’s main rail trail north of Seven Valleys, , have been in place for several years. This artist reached back into York County’s past to bring up these images. Bicycling – recreational and competitive – has been popular here for decades. Here’s a photo of a bicycle race at the York Fairgrounds track in 1904, for example. But back to Seven Valleys. The scale of this artwork is hard to tell, so biker/photographer Rick Ramage helps out: ‘They are very tall. I would estimate that the green bike’s seat is a bit over 10′ high.’ Also of interest: 1 York, Pa. building, 100 years: From Red’s bikes to Redeux market.
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