Wood Spider

Location: Chouteau Trafficway Park, NE Chouteau Trafficway and NE 46th Street, Kansas City, MO

Owner: Kansas City Parks & Recreation Department

Artist: Carlos Setien (Studio of)

Dates: unknown

Medium: Wood (railroad ties) and steel plates


This abstract spider-like form is located at the north end of Chouteau Trafficway Park near the intersection of Chouteau Trafficway and NE 46th Street. It is made up of eight railroad ties of various lengths held together by steel plates welded at joints. The ties were treated with creosote to help protect from weatherization. This sculpture was formerly located at Riverfront Park.

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