Space cowboy planned for Route 66
TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — With it's eye catching fence art, Buck Atoms Cosmic Curios near East 11th Street and South Peoria Avenue is already attention grabbing, but that's nothing compared to what the owner has planned next. "A 20 foot fiberglass muffler man, also known as an American Giant," said Mary Beth Babcock. An old school roadside attraction, drawing commerce through entertainment. "These guys, they were built back in the 60's for promotional pieces for businesses to attract tourism, to attract attention, you know, people are going to have to park, take their picture with this space cowboy," she said. Read...
Buck Atom's sells the special charm of Route 66
Buck Atom ain’t from around here. He’s a cowboy who rode the rodeo circuit up and down Route 66, got picked up by a spaceship and traveled to the ether. When he came back to Earth, he landed at what is now his namesake shop and is trying to help revitalize Route 66. At least, that’s the backstory Mary Beth Babcock imagined for her shop mascot when she opened Buck Atom’s Cosmic Curios June 1. Read the full article at Tulsa People
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