Robots on 66 (#002) - Oklahoma City, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
N 35° 29.589 W 097° 31.213
14S E 634222 N 3928740
Quick Description: A robot welcoming humans to the Uptown 23rd District is located across from the Tower Theater. It was placed in coordination with The Oklahoma Route 66 Centennial Commission.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 11/21/2021 2:16:45 PM
Waymark Code: WM15AC2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Long Description:
This amazing robot sculpture is on 23rd, across from The Tower Theater. It's a replica of a post-war Japan toy, and the second in the series (the other robot is at Cosmic Curios on Rt. 66 in Tulsa). #002 Robot is 8' tall, has a red base, and silver body with multi-colored gadgets/controls on his torso. The arms resemble a wrench.

Text on plaques:

Welcome Humans to the Uptown 23rd District

Robots on 66

RT-19 Robot - A tin toy replica from post-war Japan, reminiscent of the 1950's and the glory days of Route 66.

Proudly displayed at Uptown 23rd District
Brought to life by Sawyer Mfg. company
Tulsa, Oklahoma
In coordination with
The Oklahoma Route 66 Centennial Commission
Robots on 66 #002
Americana: Statues

Significant Interest: Roadside Art

Milestone or Marker: Other Icon

Web Site Address: [Web Link]

Address of Icon:
Across street from The Tower Theater
425 N.W. 23rd St.
Oklahoma City, OK USA
73103


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