CBS News revisits Cadillac Ranch April 27, 2012Posted by Ron Warnick in Attractions, History, Television.
Here’s that original Kuralt story. Cadillac Ranch was just a year old:
Kuralt’s story vaulted Cadillac Ranch into national prominence, and it’s remained there since.
Thirty-seven years later, CBS News correspondent Steve Hartman revisited the scene of Stanley Marsh 3’s most famous creation:
The report cites Carhenge in Alliance, Neb., as one of the artistic spawns of Cadillac Ranch.
I encountered Carhenge purely by chance nearly 20 years ago when I was heading home from a vacation in the Black Hills of South Dakota. I saw a billboard for it on the highway I was traveling, and there it was — a bunch of cars stacked up and painted gray to resemble the original Stonehenge. It’s still one of the most stupefying things I’ve seen.