Rocanville, Saskatchewan, Canada: Giant Oil Can

Pay your respects to convenient lubrication at this monument to a successful local invention.
Hwy. 8, Rocanville, SK, Canada
Hwy 8 on east entrance into town.
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Make sure you take highway 8 to the Giant Oil Can. Any other route might take you down dirt roads, with many prairie dogs to try and avoid.

[Mike Ashman, 07/21/2018]
Giant Oil Can

An important petroliana landmark, the big can stands on the edge of Rocanville, recalling the importance of the Oil Can to the town's history. The 23 ft. metal can was erected in 1973, 50 years after Ernie Symons started his successful Symons Oil Can factory (now defunct).

[ Team, 10/12/2007]

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