North Dakota: New Salem – World’s largest Holstein cow

Salem Sue (or The World’s Largest Holstein Cow) is a large fiberglass Holstein cow sculpture located in New Salem, North Dakota. Salem Sue was built in 1974 for $40,000. The project was sponsored by the New Salem Lions Club in honor of the local dairy farming industry.

The statue stands 38 feet (12 m) high and 50 feet (15 m) long. It sits on School Hill near Interstate 94 off exit 127 S and can be viewed for several miles.

Address: 8th Ave. N, New Salem, ND

Directions: I-94, 34 miles west of Bismarck, south side, New Salem exit 127.

Find out more at Roadside America.

The Hobbs family give perspective of Salem Sue’s size

Pull the udder one!

Gets windy up on the plains – those ropes are so necessary!


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