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Artists get in gear with sculpture garden

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There are at least 30 sculptures in the Gear Garden, and they all sport a colorful assortment of discarded metal parts. (Source: WGAL/NBC) There are at least 30 sculptures in the Gear Garden, and they all sport a colorful assortment of discarded metal parts. (Source: WGAL/NBC)

YORK, PA (WGAL/NBC) - A unique garden has sprouted up.

There are at least 30 sculptures in the Gear Garden, and they all sport a colorful assortment of discarded metal parts.

Artist Robert Machovec said some people call it junk, but he calls it found objects. He created many of the flowery sculptures that border West Philadelphia Street.

"I see junk in a totally different way than other people do," said Machovec.

All of the gears and sprockets at the garden are from York County companies that can trace their roots to York's manufacturing past.

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