Lufkin, Texas: Big Roadrunner

A full-color statue of a college's mascot animal stands at its entrance.
3500 S. 1st St., Lufkin, TX
South edge of the city, on the southbound side of US Hwy 59, about a mile south of its intersection with loop Hwy 287.
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Big Roadrunner

Angelina College is in Lufkin, and their athletic teams are called the Roadrunners. A large statue of a roadrunner stands guard at the entrance to the campus.

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Sculpted by I.W. "Buckshot" Ferguson, unveiled on Sep. 13, 1982.

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