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Giant Metal Chicken of Death - OU02C2

 Giant Metal Chicken of Death vitrual cache!

Hidden by  Borst68

N 43° 11.324' W 78° 39.666' (WGS84)

 Coordinates in Other Systems
 Location: United States > New York
 Cache Type: Virtual
 Size: No container
 Status: Ready for Search
 Time: b.d.   Distance to Travel: 0.30 mi
 Date Hidden: 01 July 2011
 Date Created: 24 June 2011
 Last Modified: 01 July 2011
 Waypoint: OU02C2


{{found}} 8 x Found
{{not_found}} 0 x Did Not Find
{{comment}} 0 Comments
0 Notes
1 Watchers
3406 Visitors
7 x Rated
Rated as: Good
GeoKrety History

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Cache Attributes

Quick Cache Available in Winter Listed on OCNA Only 

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Description   EN   

If you have ever walked along the Erie Canal towpath east of Lockport, you have probably noticed a giant metalic chicken at a near by fruit farm.  Why it's there, I don't know.  It may be there to scare off birds or prevent children from stealing apples.  Perhaps it wards off evil spirits.  I do know that the thing is darn tall.  I have not spoken to the owner so you cannot access the property for a close up.  If you wish to have a closer look, you do so at your own risk.  The thing is large enough to see from the canal pathway.  To log this cache, head to the posted coords and look to the north (away from the canal).  Then you need to take a picture of yourself on the trail with the chicken in the background.  If you are camera shy, a photo of your GPS with the chicken in the background will do.  Also, email/PM me how high you think the Giant Chicken of Death is.


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Log Entries    {{found}} 8x {{not_found}} 0x {{comment}} 0x     Show All Log Entries   New Log Entry

1 13 July 2012 DudleyGrunt Found it

3407.  I specifically remember when  this one was published.  Glad to finally get by and see this in person.  Very cool.

Thanks and Happy Trails!

1 12 September 2011 Cski Found it

Made it on out here today since I was cleaning up some caches in Lockport today.  Beautiful day out here today for a pic with a oversized metal chicken!?!  Thanks
Pictures Connected with this Log Entry:
Stinky chicken!!
Stinky chicken!!

1 07 September 2011 sfcchaz Found it

We are in this area on a mini vacation at Niagara Falls. Of course with vacation comes caching. This was the seventh of nine OCUS caches today in the area. I have found a few of these type oddities before. Several in the Alexandria, VA area. A couple of extremely narrow houses and a mermaid carved out of a tree trunk in someone's front yard. TFTC
Pictures Connected with this Log Entry:
sfcchaz in front of the Giant Metal Chicken of Death.
sfcchaz in front of the Giant Metal Chicken of Death.

1 20 August 2011 Rayman Found it

That thing is really a chicken? Where it's head? Surprisingly I've never seen this oddity before, I guess because I've never been on this section of the trail. There was some kind of running race going on along the canal today so I figured that I would have to look like the usual nutjob taking a picture of the thing, but by the time I got there, there was a break in the runners so no weird looks for me. Interesting sculpture for sure! Thanks for letting me in on the "famous" landmark along the canalway.
Pictures Connected with this Log Entry:
Giant chicken & Rayman's GPS
Giant chicken & Rayman's GPS

1 13 August 2011 havocgeo Found it

Well I was in the area doing some near by caches when we drove right by the chicken. After recently seeing Mr. Yucks picture and log. I turned around to grab this one. I love to look for strange and fun photo ops. Thanks for showing me this one.
Pictures Connected with this Log Entry:
Funny Chicken
Funny Chicken