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Alex Davies

Alex Davies (@adavies47)
Living / Culture
January 27, 2012

One Man's Trash Is Another Man's Junk Castle

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The Junk Castle is one eye-catching building. Its brights colors, turrets and spires are reminiscent of a Disney castle- but made out of junkyard scraps, not shining brick.

Built by high school teacher Vic Moore for his Master of Fine Arts thesis in 1970, it's made from material collected at the county dump, including washing machine parts, dryer doors, bedsteads, and the door of a 1952 Oldsmobile.

READ THE FULL STORY: "Junk Castle" Is Made from $500 Worth of Trash