The Blue Whale has become one of the most recognizable attractions on old Route 66 in Oklahoma. Hugh Davis built it in the early 1970s as an anniversary gift to his wife Zelta. The Blue Whale and its pond became a favorite stop and swimming hole for both locals and travelers alike.
The Blue Whale: Catoosa, Oklahoma Hugh Davis originally built this happy beast in the early 1970s as an anniversary present for his wife. The 80-foot smiling cement whale attracted so much attention on Route 66 that it became the showpiece for a reptile zoo and swimming hole
OKLAHOMA, Tulsa - Route 66 - Blue Dome Service Station. Lying from First and Third streets between Elgin and Greenwood, the Blue Dome District is now a well known hub of Tulsa’s downtown nightlife scene. With a diverse offering of pubs, restaurants, and watering holes, which host the best in local bands and entertainment, the Blue Dome District presents a laid back atmosphere favored by many of Tulsa’s creative younger generation. http://www.billleighty.com/blue_dome_district_tulsa.htm
The Blue Whale - Catoosa, OK. Drive along Route 66 through a pair of side-by-side bridges and you're bound to come across an even more bizarre sight: a famous beached whale. Built in the 1970s as an anniversary gift from one man to his wife, Oklahoma's grinning Blue Whale is 80 feet long, and rests in a pond that has since become a favorite watering hole for locals and passing travelers.