Golden Driller Statue in Tulsa, Oklahoma - Encircle Photos

3 Golden Driller Statue in Tulsa, Oklahoma

The world’s tallest, free-standing statue is the 76 foot “Golden Driller” in Tulsa. This tribute to the once booming oil industry in Oklahoma was first created in 1953 for a petroleum exposition. This 1966 version of the 22 ton, yellow giant stands next to the Tulsa County Fairgrounds. His right hand rests on an actual oil derrick. His shoe size is 393DDD. The statue was commissioned by the Mid-Continent Supply Company of Fort Worth.

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Tulsa Expo Center, 4145 E 21st St, Tulsa, OK 74114

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