Artist's life-size mural of Okoboji takes museum visitors back in time
The largest mural by Rees, a sunset scene overlooking Smith's Bay in West Okoboji Lake, takes up the entire east wall of the car museum. Rees uses only brushwork and estimates that the mural will take 400 gallons of paint by the time he's finished.
Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 12:00 am
“It's hard to describe, isn't it?” said Toby Shine, 70, as he took an actual stroll down his own memory lane.
“It,” in this case, is a giant structure near the southern shore of Iowa's West Okoboji Lake, where thousands of tourists and part-time residents will converge this Labor Day weekend for one last blast of summer.
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Tuesday, August 27, 2013 12:00 am.