USA Today readers’ top quirky landmarks on Flickr

USA Today readers recently voted on their Top-10 quirky landmark photos, many of which come from Flickr. Here is a selection of the images. A big congratulations to all the winners!

You can see more great images in our recent Quirky Roadside America gallery on Flickr here.

Longaberger building in Newark, OH

#2. The Longaberger Company’s offices in Newark, Ohio. The building is designed to resemble one of the company’s baskets, the Longaberger Medium Market Basket.

Babe The blue Ox, After restoration
Minnesota Local History & Historic PreservationBabe The blue Ox, After restoration

#4. Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox, Bemidji, Minnesota. The statues are one of the most photographed in the U.S. and they are on the National Register of Historic Places.

Fremont Troll

#5. Fremont Troll, Seattle, Washington. The troll lives under the George Washington Memorial Bridge in Seattle.

Cadillac Ranch
#6. Cadillac Ranch, Amarillo, Texas. The Cadillac art installation was built in 1974. (Photo: Doug Wighton, CC-BY-SA)

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#7. Beer Can House, Houston, Texas. “Some people say this is sculpture but I didn’t go to no expensive school to get these crazy notions.” John Milkovisch, creator of the house.

Ave Maria Grotto 5

#9. Ave Maria Grotto, Cullman, Alabama. The four-acre grotto contains replicas of many of the most well-known religious sites in the world.

Peach water tower at exit 92, I-85 north at Gaffney, South Carolina - 076B8006
#10. Peachoid, Gaffney, South Carolina. This peach-shaped water tower is located of I-85 in South Carolina. (Photo: Bruce Tuten, CC-BY)