Auburn 2017: Children Playing Train At The Switch
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This cache is part of the Auburn Geocaching Adventure 2017. If you are participating in the Adventure, be sure to record each cache's code word in your series passport to verify your visit.
Right in the heart of downtown Auburn in the City Hall Plaza is Wenatchee artist Richard Beyer's bronze, "Children Playing Train at the Switch." In honor of the City of Auburn's Centennial, the sculpture celebrates the City's past as a railroad town and what lies ahead, down the track.
Fun Facts about this Statue:
- Children Playing Train At The Switch, 1991
- Artist: Richard S. Beyer, Sculptor: Born July 26, 1925 in Washington, DC. Died April 9, 2012 in New York City.
“Art is seeing common things transformed by love,
and the best public art belongs to the story of a community.”
2017 is the third Geocaching Adventure in the City of Auburn, Washington. Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation, auburntourism.com, and the WSGA are hosting the Auburn Geocaching Adventure 2017 - 20 caches placed in Auburn. The geocaches highlight some specific works of art, some parks, and some areas of general interest in Auburn. We hope you enjoy visiting the Auburn area, learning about its public art.
- bronze and steel
- 88”h x 168”w x4”
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