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Weed, California: Totem Pole in Grocery Store Parking Lot

Standing 32 feet tall, this was the tallest artwork by Barney West, who also carved the Tiki heads for Trader Vic's.

Ray's Food Place

175 N. Weed Blvd, Weed, CA
Ray's Food Place. I-5 exit 747. Drive north a half-mile on US Hwy 97. At the stoplight turn left onto N. Weed Blvd. You'll see the totem pole on the right, in the supermarket parking lot.
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Totem Pole.

Totem Pole in Grocery Store Parking Lot

The totem pole's still standing, right there in the middle of the Ray's Food parking lot.

[Adrea Gibbs, 09/06/2023]

The carver of this particular totem pole, Barney West, also carved Tiki heads for Trader Vic's.

Totem Pole.

Giant Totem Pole in Grocery Store Parking Lot

It is a giant authentic totem pole in the parking lot of Ray's Food Place.

[Barbara Henderson, 04/11/2014]

The pole was carved in 1962 from a redwood log by Barney West, who lived on a houseboat in San Francisco Bay and was famous for his Tikis. Standing 32 feet high, this was his tallest sculpture.

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