A man should not miss a chance to give and receive a hi-five from anything and statues are part of that bro code. So this guy is extremely correct in giving a high five to that gracious lady of the statue.
7 The beating
A statue that salutes all the railroad workers is a prime target of this young man with mischief in his brain for a photo op. The image looks like the man is being beaten by those figurines using the hammers.