Talala, Oklahoma: Winganon Cement Mixer Space Capsule

A cement mixer from a 1971 wreck lies along the road, abandoned because it was too heavy to move. It was supposed to be buried in place, but a local politician saved it because he'd proposed to his wife there. In 2008 Barry and Heather Thomas turned it into a NASA space capsule.

Address:
E 300 Rd, Talala, OK
Directions:
North of the town of Talala, just east Highway 169 on E 300 RD just before S 4130 RD, north side.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Space Capsule.

Cement Mixer Space Capsule

Around 1959, a cement mixer wrecked on its way to build the bridge over Oologah lake. The truck was hauled off, but the mixer was left. It's been painted many times but now looks like a crashed nose cone from NASA.

[Heather Thomas, 09/27/2011]

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