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A yellow metal motel chair with a silly face painted on the back rest sits in front of Fire Station 10 at the corner of Crescent and Anthony in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The face on the chair is winking and sticking out its tongue.

 


The Silly Chair

This chair with a silly face painted on it sits in front of the Fort Wayne Fire Department's Station #10 at the corner of Anthony Boulevard and Crescent Avenue on the northeast side of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

The chair has had an interesting history. I photographed it the first time back in 2010, when it had a happy face painted on it. One of the firemen who worked there at the time told me that one of the men had painted the face on the yellow chair.

In 2011, the chair was painted over with a dull flat brown paint, with no face. It stayed that way until fall of 2017, when it went back to yellow, with a frowning face wearing glasses! A couple weeks later, it changed again to the face in this photograph; winking and sticking its tongue out.

11-30-17

 

 

 

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