The Fiberglass Statue Graveyard of Sparta

(Image credit: Flickr user Mykl Roventine)

The FAST Corporation factory in Sparta, Wisconsin, is where large fiberglass advertising icons are made. FAST stands for Fiberglass Animals, Shapes, & Trademarks. They make the molds, cast the statues, and then what? The molds go out to pasture when they are no longer needed, to the factory's backyard, which has become an otherworldly graveyard.  

After the job is done the company keeps the mold but their sheer size precludes storage – and of...

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