Desert Truck Service Man - ready for any job.
Desert Truck Service Man - ready for any job.

Desert Truck Service Man

Field review by the editors.

Mojave, California

Diagonally across from the Mojave Air and Spaceport entrance, with its display of retired jetliners and fighters, is Desert Truck Service, which specializes in truck and motor home repair. Along the road stands their mascot, the Desert Truck Service Man.

Desert Truck Service Man is a marvel of welded junk and spare parts, a large wheel rim supporting spring-tightened legs and torso made of pistons and shock absorbers. He's ready to ride a Mojave rocket to any planet with heavy gravity and a need for truck maintenance! His six-armed repair array can hammer, twist, pry, ratchet and torque your sorry metal mess into something that will at least get you out of Antelope Valley.

The grinning, cylindrical head of DTS Man is topped by a built-in crown.

Desert Truck Service Man

Desert Truck Service

Address:
1426 State Highway 58, Mojave, CA
Directions:
Desert Truck Service, Just about across from the main entrance to the Mojave Air and Spaceport, south side of Hwy 58.
Admission:
Free.
Save to My Sights

Nearby Offbeat Places

Rotary Rocket Roton and Space Ship One ReplicaRotary Rocket Roton and Space Ship One Replica, Mojave, CA - < 1 mi.
Airplane GraveyardAirplane Graveyard, Mojave, CA - 2 mi.
S.S. MinnowS.S. Minnow, Tehachapi, CA - 10 mi.
In the region:
Tomb Of Superman, Altadena, CA - 59 mi.

More Quirky Attractions in California

Stories, reports and tips on tourist attractions and odd sights in California.

Explore Thousands of Unique Roadside Landmarks!

Strange and amusing destinations in the US and Canada are our specialty. Start here.
Use RoadsideAmerica.com's Attraction Maps to plan your next road trip.

May 26, 2019

My Sights

My Sights

Create Your Own Bizarre Road Trips!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

California Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Buck Atom: Space Cowboy Muffler Man, Tulsa, Oklahoma (May 20-26, 2019)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Nearby Hotels: Mojave, California

Nightly rates found:

Book Now