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Bienville, Louisiana: Tall Texan Statue

The large cowboy with the Texas belt buckle stands next to a gas station mini-mart. 2022: May be temporarily absent during repairs, promises to return.

Hwy 9, Bienville, LA
On the west side of Hwy 9 just north of its intersection with Hwy 507, next to a gas station mini-mart.
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Tall Texan Statue

Tall Texan is a little more decomposed. It's worth noting that he's in the same pose as Big Tex from the State Fair of Texas.

[Todd Kent, 05/16/2019]

Tall Texan.

Tall Texan Statue

Tall Texan is not looking well. More & more of his body, arm, & face are losing pieces. He may not be around much longer. The mini-mart next door has closed and is vacant.

[Dennis, 05/30/2014]

Tall Texan.

Tall Texan

We were heading to Louisiana's highest mountain (Mount Driskill, 535 feet high; it's really just a hill) when we came across the Tall Texan. We figured he was as lost as we were in Louisiana.

[Ralph, 10/18/2013]

Tex statue.

Tall Texan

I found a 10- to 12-foot fiberglass cowboy with a Texas belt buckle beside a closed gas station in Louisiana. He is in kinda bad shape. His left arm is a bit rotted and his chest is starting to crack.

[Robert McManus, 06/04/2012]

Poor Tex. Looks like he hasn't fared well over the years...

Tall Texan.

Tall Texan Statue

I call him the Tall Texan. I'm not sure what he is actually called, but when I was working the Ruston, LA region I ran across this and thought it was cool. Never gave it any more thought till I was browsing your site and stumbled up on some resemblance and thought I would add to it.

[Kim, 07/04/2007]

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