Brian Miller of The Seattle Weekly newspaper wrote "... The Wall of Death may occupy ... the worst site for public art in Seattle." Installed in 1993 on a small and hidden parcel of neglected land under the bridge, it is the work of Canadian sculptor Mowry Baden and his architect son, Colin Baden. Mr. Miller goes on to write that "only older trail users are likely to know what ... "The Wall of Death" signage and shape signify." Dating back to the 1920-1930's, it is a reference to a motorcycle daredevil act where competitors would ride motorcycles around the inside of a circular wooden ring, 20' to 36' in diameter with vertical sides. At the bottom of the barrel a ramp would allow the cyclists, after gaining enough speed, to work their way up the wall until they were clinging to the vertical surface by centrifugal force and horizontal to the ground. Not a stunt I'm likely to even think about trying!!!