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Abilene, Texas: Ride a 2-D Buffalo

Something you could never do in real life -- you'd be killed -- you can do in this outdoor photo-op. Helpful stairs lead to the saddle. Cheesy, but that's what makes it good.

1601 N. 1st St., Abilene, TX
Downtown, on the south side of N. 1st St. between Grape and Mulberry Sts. There's a handy little parking area just to the west of the buffalo.
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Buffalo photo op.

Metal Antlers

There's a giant rack of full-welded metal antlers in Abilene. Nearby is a life-size buffalo cutout with a saddle for photo ops.

[Donna and Bill Blum, 04/12/2015]

The big antlers were sculpted by Joe Barrington, who also created the Big Bull Skull nearby. The prize here, however, is the buffalo cutout; few can resist a photo op with a ride-me saddle.

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