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CARHENGE
Designed and built by Jim Reinders & Family
Six miles north of Alliance, Nebraska
Carhenge
Dan Flyger

Located in the sand hills of western Nebraska, Carhenge attracts thousands of visitors each year. The original sculpture was created in June, 1987 as a memorial to Jim Reinders' father who once lived on the farm where Carhenge stands. As its name suggests, Carhenge was inspired by Stonehenge, the famous stone circle in England. (Click here to see some sunset photos of Stonhenge, take by Dave Gomm, one of the RTA Moderators.) Thirty-eight vehicles have been placed in roughly the same proportions as Stonehenge. A local support group now manages and maintains the site.

Carhenge
Dan Flyger

Since the original Carhenge was created, new car-themed sculptures have been added. For more information about the structure and concept of this unique roadside attraction, click here.

More great photos of Carhenge in the summer taken by Gerald Thurman in May, 2007.

Location:
2141 County Road 59, Alliance, Nebraska

Photographed by Dan Flyger, of Freeman, South Dakota, March, 2007
Posted on RoadTrip America 4/09





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