Leland #1 - Lee Kelly & Bonnie Bronson

Leland #1 - Lee Kelly & Bonnie Bronson

This weathered Lee Kelly sculpture, made from Cor-ten steel and enameled steel is Leland #1, wedged in an unfindable public space between the three condo towers east of PSU. Made at the Leland Iron Works in Oregon City in 1975, now owned and not maintained by the City and RACC.

Mike Watt, Eddie Vedder & Company – Against the 70s

I asked him if he knew what time he had
He said he wasn’t sure, maybe a quarter past

I peered in his eyes as we stood in line just to have a look
But the pages I found looked like an unbound coloring book

It’s not reality, just someone else’s sentimentality…
It won’t work for you…

Baby boomers selling you rumors of their history
Forcing youth away from the truth of what’s real today

The kids of today should defend themselves against the 70’s

Stadium minds with stadium lies gotta make you laugh
Garbage vendors against true defenders of the craft

The kids of today should defend themselves against the 70’s
It’s not reality, just someone else’s sentimentality…
Look what it did to us…

(Speakin’ as a child of the 70’s)

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