Statues - Hither & Thither

United States of America
Fort Worth
Texas

Gendy Street
(Amon G. Carter, Jr. Exhibits hall)

Midnight

1910-1936
'world's greatest bucking horse'
Jack Bryant
Jack Bryant Foundry (Azle TX)
1984

Fort Worth /  Midnight   Fort Worth /  Midnight

Description

Sculpture of a bucking horse and a fallen rider.

Signature

Cast by / Jack Bryant Foundry / Azle, Texas
Promoted by / Latham & / Sons,
Ltd.

Information Sign

MIDNIGHT
1910-1936
"world's greatest bucking horse"
a legend in his own time
as he is today

midnight was born in canada, the property of
jim mcnabb. mcnabb's "door key" brand was
midnight's mark throughout his life. he bucked on
the american rodea circuit from 1923 to 1933 at which
time he was retired by his owners ed mccarty and
vernon elliott. only nine men managed to stay
aboard in all those years.

this lifesize monument was sculptured by
JACK BRYANT
and presented to the city of fort worth
january 19, 1984
by those here named

Two plaques with names not copied (but we have them photographed for those interested).

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 32°44'40" W 97°22'4"

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