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By RHETT MORGAN
Tulsa World 

Two-story space cowboy to be erected along Route 66

 

December 16, 2018



TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A new lofty landmark is on its way to Route 66.

Mary Beth Babcock, owner of Buck Atom's Cosmic Curios, plans to erect a 20-foot space cowboy outside her gift shop.

The store's mascot, "Buck," will be an example of a Muffler Man, one of the large Fiberglas advertising icons that came to symbolize the Mother Road during its heyday.

"I've always just loved Route 66, and the roadside attractions are the main things the people get excited about while traveling the route," Babcock told the Tulsa World .

The project originated after Babcock watched an online presentation by J...



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