• A few feet away from the train tracks that split Luling, a pump jack showcases a cow jumping over the moon. A few feet away from the train tracks that split Luling, a pump jack showcases a cow jumping over the moon.

    A few feet away from the train tracks that split Luling, a pump jack showcases a cow jumping over the moon. Todd Wiseman

  • In the First Baptist Church parking lot, a few feet away from a rusty basketball hoop that looks just as old as the well, a pump jack quarterback is poised to make a pass. The quarterback is wearing Luling High School's green and white. In the First Baptist Church parking lot, a few feet away from a rusty basketball hoop that looks just as old as the well, a pump jack quarterback is poised to make a pass. The quarterback is wearing Luling High School's green and white.

    In the First Baptist Church parking lot, a few feet away from a rusty basketball hoop that looks just as old as the well, a pump jack quarterback is poised to make a pass. The quarterback is wearing Luling High School's green and white. Todd Wiseman

  • As Dairy Queen customers inch through the drive-through line, they can gaze upon the "DQ Dude," who is branded with the company's logo. As Dairy Queen customers inch through the drive-through line, they can gaze upon the "DQ Dude," who is branded with the company's logo.

    As Dairy Queen customers inch through the drive-through line, they can gaze upon the "DQ Dude," who is branded with the company's logo. Todd Wiseman

  • Near a Chevron station, the vibrant colors of this installation — "Girl Picking Flowers" — clash with the rusty pump jack it clings to. Near a Chevron station, the vibrant colors of this installation — "Girl Picking Flowers" — clash with the rusty pump jack it clings to.

    Near a Chevron station, the vibrant colors of this installation — "Girl Picking Flowers" — clash with the rusty pump jack it clings to. Todd Wiseman

  • This butterfly, which gently flaps its wings when the pump is turned on, is one of Luling's older pump jack installations. This butterfly, which gently flaps its wings when the pump is turned on, is one of Luling's older pump jack installations.

    This butterfly, which gently flaps its wings when the pump is turned on, is one of Luling's older pump jack installations. Todd Wiseman

  • In a grocery store parking lot, these swimming ducks bob up and down with the pump jack. In a grocery store parking lot, these swimming ducks bob up and down with the pump jack.

    In a grocery store parking lot, these swimming ducks bob up and down with the pump jack. Todd Wiseman

  • This pump jack, which operates near ELGI Rubber Company on U.S. 183, features a killer whale. This pump jack, which operates near ELGI Rubber Company on U.S. 183, features a killer whale.

    This pump jack, which operates near ELGI Rubber Company on U.S. 183, features a killer whale. Todd Wiseman

  • Most of the 183 pump jacks scattered throughout Luling are unadorned, such as this one in the middle a shared yard. Most of the 183 pump jacks scattered throughout Luling are unadorned, such as this one in the middle a shared yard.

    Most of the 183 pump jacks scattered throughout Luling are unadorned, such as this one in the middle a shared yard. Todd Wiseman

  • When this pump is switched on, it sends Santa Claus' sleigh moving up and down. It sits in the side parking lot of a Dollar General store. When this pump is switched on, it sends Santa Claus' sleigh moving up and down. It sits in the side parking lot of a Dollar General store.

    When this pump is switched on, it sends Santa Claus' sleigh moving up and down. It sits in the side parking lot of a Dollar General store. Todd Wiseman

  • This surf board-toting flamingo in a car sits atop a pump in the American National Bank parking lot. This surf board-toting flamingo in a car sits atop a pump in the American National Bank parking lot.

    This surf board-toting flamingo in a car sits atop a pump in the American National Bank parking lot. Todd Wiseman

  • A shark chomps at a fish in the Dollar General parking lot. This is one of several art installations in Luling created by George Kalisek, an artist based in Moulton. Kalisek says the installations with moving parts are toughest to design, but they are his favorite. A shark chomps at a fish in the Dollar General parking lot. This is one of several art installations in Luling created by George Kalisek, an artist based in Moulton. Kalisek says the installations with moving parts are toughest to design, but they are his favorite.

    A shark chomps at a fish in the Dollar General parking lot. This is one of several art installations in Luling created by George Kalisek, an artist based in Moulton. Kalisek says the installations with moving parts are toughest to design, but they are his favorite. Todd Wiseman

  • A piece called "Seesaw Kids" sits in the grass near a pump jack near ELGI Rubber Company. When a well or the art needs repairing, Kalesik says he can easily disassemble the pieces. And in most cases, it takes just an hour to put them back together. A piece called "Seesaw Kids" sits in the grass near a pump jack near ELGI Rubber Company. When a well or the art needs repairing, Kalesik says he can easily disassemble the pieces. And in most cases, it takes just an hour to put them back together.

    A piece called "Seesaw Kids" sits in the grass near a pump jack near ELGI Rubber Company. When a well or the art needs repairing, Kalesik says he can easily disassemble the pieces. And in most cases, it takes just an hour to put them back together. Todd Wiseman

  • In Blanche Square of off U.S. 183, an eagle bobs up and down with the pump jack. In Blanche Square of off U.S. 183, an eagle bobs up and down with the pump jack.

    In Blanche Square of off U.S. 183, an eagle bobs up and down with the pump jack. Todd Wiseman

  • A pump jack tiger faces U.S. 183 off of Lamar Street. A pump jack tiger faces U.S. 183 off of Lamar Street.

    A pump jack tiger faces U.S. 183 off of Lamar Street. Todd Wiseman