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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.

Sunset Ave., Coalinga, CA
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.
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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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