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Rustic Ranch Cowboy
Denver, CO
The Rustic Ranch Cowboy is 30 feet tall. It stands at the entrance to the Rustic Ranch Mobile Home and RV Park. The statue was built in 1955 by John Sutton for a theme park that never materialized. For more, see this website. [map]

Big Jim
Bentleyville, PA
Big Jim is a 20 foot tall steel statue of a cowboy. He was created in 1978 by James Krutz who installed him in front of his welding shop in Charleroi, PA. In 2007, the building's new owners wanted him removed. The artist's family decided to donate him to Charleroi. Ultimately, he was moved to nearby Bentleyville where he is on display in front of a Best Western hotel. [map]

Cowboy & Bronco
Colorado Springs, CO
Casey Tibbs
Fort Pierre, SD
Casey Tibbs was rodeo star born 50 miles northwest of Fort Pierre, SD. These life-sized representations show him riding the bucking bronco "Necktie". These fiberglass statues were developed and produced by Prewitt Fiberglass Animals. Around 1963, International Fiberglass bought the company and may have produced some of these statues as well. I believe these statues were based on this photo of Casey Tibbs. Similar, bronze statues of Tibbs are located in Fort Pierre and Colorado Springs, CO. For more, see this website.

The Colorado Springs statue is installed on the roof of the Mill Hill Saloon. [map]

The Fort Pierre statue is designed to revolve in the wind. It was originally installed in a shopping center. It has been moved next to Highway 83. [map]

Cowboy & Bronco
Brawley, CA
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Cowboy & Bronco
Brawley, CA
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There are two of these Casey Tibbs Cowboy & Bronco statues in Brawley. The first one is located in Plaza Park downtown. The other is installed near the entrance to the Cattle Call Arena. Around 2007, the statues were painted gold. They were repainted more realistic colors in 2012. Sometime after 2015, both statues were repainted a bronze color. [Plaza Park map]; [Arena map]

Pace's Hardware & Furniture
Logansport, LA
The Cowboy in Logansport is installed above what used to be Pace's Hardware & Furniture. Although the hardware store is closed, the town is attached to this "Bucking Horse". For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

There is another one of these statues on top of a sign in Chicago, IL.

Black Bear Motel
Davenport, WA
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The Black Bear Motel features another bucking horse and cowboy. Sometime after 2013, the small bear statues were gone and another bucking horse statue like those described below had been added. [map]

Cowboy & Bucking Horse
Livermore, CA
This Cowboy & Bucking Horse statue is located at Livermore High School. The school's sports teams are known as The Cowboys. Unlike the statues shown above, this horse has his legs contracted under his body rather than extended. I believe these statues were produced in the 1960s by Prewitt Fiberglass Animals. That company probably made the bucking horse and rider statues shown above, as well as the rearing horse and rider statues and bull rider statues shown below. This statue was installed at the high school in the 1990s as a tribute to Nick Marcon, a student that died in a car accident in 1993. I don't know where this statue was located previously. [map]

residence
Phoenix, AZ
Bittel
Equestrian Center
Owensboro, KY
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park
Mill Run, PA
These statues are similar to the Casey Tibbs statues described above but on a rearing horse rather than a bucking horse.

The Cowboy in Phoenix is located in the front yard of Don Parks who has a large collection of fiberglass statues on display. [map]

The Cowboy in Owensboro was located at the Bittel Equestrian Center which was previously known as "Cowboys". The Equestrian Center moved in 2014. This still was still there in 2015. [map]

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park has a cowboy and bronco at this location.

Cowboy & Bronco
Kanab, UT
Cowboy & Bronco
McAlester, OK
Saddle Ranch
Chop House
West Hollywood, CA
The Cowboy & Bronco statue in Kanab is located near Little Hollywoodland and the Nature's Showcase gift shop. [map]

The Cowboy & Bronco statue in McAlester was installed in Old Town by the City. The cowboy's prison stripes are a reference to the Oklahoma Outlaw Prison Rodeo which is held here annually. [map]

The Saddle Ranch Chop House opened in 1999 and features this cowboy and horse, as well as other statues, in front of the restaurant. This statue is not from the same mold as the others shown here and was probably built more recently. [map]

Bull Rider
Sulphur Springs, TX
Bull Rider [gone]
Chelsea, OK
The Bull Rider statue in Sulphur Springs is located in front of the Best Western Trail Dust Inn & Suites. [map]

The Bull Rider statue in Chelsea was installed in front of the Route 66 Mall. These photos are from 2011. In 2015, a gas station was built on the site and this statue was removed.

Cowboy [gone]
Osakis, MN
Cowboy
Brainerd, MN
This Cowboy statue in Osakis was installed in front of Osakis Meats & Deli when these photos were taken in 2011. By 2015, the building housed Lakeside Meats and the statue was gone.

This Cowboy statue in Brainerd is located at Paul Bunyan Land. There's another one of these statues at Wall Drug in Wall, SD.

Cowboy and Longhorn
Bellville, OH
These Cowboy and Longhorn statues are located at the Buckeye Express Diner. The restaurant opened around 2009. The cowboy might represent John Wayne.

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