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    Bringin’ Up Black Gold Route 66 – Tulsa, Oklahoma Road Trip

    The Golden Driller76 Feet TallBelt 48 feet in circumferenceShoe Size 393 DDDConstructed from Steel and ConcreteWeighing in at almost 22 TonsPlaced at the Tulsa Fairgrounds April 8, 1966Became a State Monument in 1979 “To the men of the Petroleum Industrywho by their vision and daring have created fromGod’s abundance a better life for mankind.”Designed by George S. “Grecco” Hondronates (1893-1979)…

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    1.5 Miles of 66 Treasure Route 66 – Auburn, Illinois Road Trip

    Never – mind,out working the fieldThe ground grows hardOn my knees, with my handsI go to moving the soil,One, two, three and more…..To the worlds surprise over 1 mile of theforgotten road reveals itself.-laura carnagie This portion of Route 66 of hand-laid brick road was completed in 1931. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places it is part of…

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    “See What the Clouds See”

    Balloon Festival Albuquerque, New Mexico Road Trip Painting Completed August 25, 2018 Early October, for nine days, over 500 balloons take flight. This event started in 1972, and draws over 1 million people each year. Balloons of every color, shape and size cover the ground as heat from flaming torches beg lift – off. Just at the right moment –…

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    The Guardian

    Oil on Canvas 24Hx36W $3600 Breed for their ability to protect and care for sheep, goats and other livestock, the Anatolian is a kind and gentle dog with a heart that is larger than the size of this dog!          

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    Cheetah on the Run

    Oil on Canvas 16Hx20W $2500   In 4 million years of evolution  the cheetah became the exceptional animal it is today,  yet only took 100 years for man to place it on the endangered list. Now the fastest land animal in the world is losing its most important race: the race for survival.  We can learn a lot about our…

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    Cranes at Rest

    Oil on Canvas 24Hx24W SOLD The Ranch is home to amazing creatures.  A male and female crane frequent a small pond on occasion.  If you are quiet enough you may get a glimpse of them resting under the trees.  

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    “Doc” The Sheepdog

    Oil on Canvas 36 H x 45 W $4,200 “Doc”  The All Around Good Guy who just happens to have found his calling in life as he helps those in need.   The world is a better place with “Doc”.   Part of the Whimsical Animal Paintings Series.