Odessa, Texas: Rusty Longhorn, Early Oil Mural

Odessa is known for its oil industry history -- hence the spurting derricks mural -- and a 10-foot-tall longhorn statue reminds everyone it was a cattle center, too.

Address:
E. 4th St., Odessa, TX
Directions:
Downtown, on the northeast corner of E. 4th St. and US Hwy 385/N. Grant Ave., across from the county courthouse.
Admission:
Free
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Longhorn sculpture.

Rusty Longhorn, Early Oil Mural

Giant longhorn. There's a small parking lot between the longhorn and the mural. Cars get in the way for a photo.

[Jan Dunlap, 11/24/2020]

Longhorn.

Giant Longhorn and Early Oil Mural

Giant longhorn at the corner of 4th and Grant Avenue.

[Mark Swann, 06/29/2016]

Dedicated in 2010, the 10-foot-tall longhorn was made of rusted steel by sculptor Joe Barrington.


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