You just have to admire the time and creativity that went into making this terrifying piece of roadside art. Okay, maybe its not terrifying to everyone, but for those of us with mild spider phobias, its at least enough to give the hibbie-jibbies. This fearsome mutation of a VW Beetle is located on Highway 77 near Lexington, OK.
Totem Pole Park is located in Foyil, OK, which is not too much of a jaunt off of historic Route 66. The centerpiece of this park is the 90 foot totem pole, which is the world's largest concrete totem pole. The totem pole was built by Ed Galloway over an 11 year period from 1937 to 1948. To make it, he used 6 tons of steel, 29 tons of cement, and 100 tons of filler. After retirement, he continued to add more sculptures to the park until his death in 1962.
Showman's Rest is located in Hugo, OK, which is the winter home of several circuses. Though I wouldn't normally consider a graveyard an attraction, this one has many interesting tombstones.
This runestone is one of several runestones that have been found in Oklahoma. The origins and translation are both disputed.
This round barn is located in Arcadia, OK, along historic Route 66. The barn was originally built in 1898 by William Harrison Odor, along with family and neighbors. It served both as a barn and as a dance hall for area residents. The barn eventually fell into disrepair, with the roof ultimately collapsing in 1988. Luther "Luke" Robinson, along with a gang of volunteers, restored the barn in the early nineties.
Gordon W. "Pawnee Bill" Lillie was a renowned wild west entertainer in the early 20th century. The main home on his ranch was completed in 1910. Today, the ranch, located near Pawnee, OK, is preserved with original belongings.
This site commemorates the tragic bombing of the Murrah building in Oklahoma City. The memorial has a reflection pool and chairs to represent each victim of the bombing.
Muffler men were originally created in the 1960s in various sizes for repair shops around the country. They were designed to hold mufflers or tires. The guys have now wandered to different locations and serve a variety of different purposes. A couple have been spotted here in Oklahoma.
This giant milk bottle is located at NW 23rd and Classen in Oklahoma City. It originally advertised Townley Dairy, but now sports the Braums logo. The oversized milk bottle is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.