Coalinga, California: Horned Toad Pump Jack

Coalinga High School took an oil pump jack on its property and painted it so that it vaguely resembles a horned toad, its mascot.

Address:
Sunset Ave., Coalinga, CA
Directions:
North side of town, two blocks north of the high school and just south of the football field. On the east side of Sunset Ave. opposite a colorful plastic kids' playground. Set back a bit from the street.
Admission:
Free
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Horned Toad Pump Jack.

Horned Toad Pump Jack

Coalinga High School decorated this oil pump jack as a horned toad, their mascot. Every May is also the Coalinga Horned Toad Derby.

[Joe DePage, 05/30/2014]

Coalinga is known for the fancifully-painted pump jacks in an oil field outside of town.


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