Artesia, New Mexico

We drove through Artesia, New Mexico Saturday morning on our way to Alamogordo. There are many HUGE bronze sculptures throughout the city. When we can across the largest in the town square, we finally gave in and stopped. The main sculpture is a section of an oil derrick (about 20 feet tall). One smaller piece nearby shows pioneers while the other shows two wildcatters talking on the hood of a pickup truck.

We stopped and played and took several photos.