The Golden Driller
76 Feet Tall
Belt 48 feet in circumference
Shoe Size 393 DDD
Constructed from Steel and Concrete
Weighing in at almost 22 Tons
Placed at the Tulsa Fairgrounds April 8, 1966
Became a State Monument in 1979
“To the men of the Petroleum Industry
who by their vision and daring have created from
God’s abundance a better life for mankind.”
Designed by George S. “Grecco” Hondronates (1893-1979)
Original Oil Painting on Canvas 24 x 36.
Painting Completed on September 1, 2017
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