Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

One man's trash is Mel Gould's pleasure


August 31, 2017

Gary Collins/Pine Bluffs Post

Mel Gould is standing on his property on Highway 30 and beside his electric scooter which he built and is powered by an electric rotor-tiller motor.

"I'm going to show you how junk fits together," said Mel Gould, who thereafter did precisely that.

Anyone who has driven on Highway 30 east of Cheyenne has noticed the brightly colored scrap sculptures, the whimsical collection which draws the eye and the wonder of what is going on here.

They are the creations of Gould.

If one only went by what can be seen on the Gould property from the road, then it would be easy to assume that Gould's only passion was art. It is not.

The mailboxes at the entrance of the Gould property give evidence of the man's inventive spirit. The two boxes sit atop a f...

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