Outside the Shafter Depot Museum features many interesting displays including a Caboose, an old Richland School Bell, an Aeromotor windmill, the 2010 California Center of Population Commemorative Monument and the Mel Vaux Pump House.
Mel Vaux Pump House
The Pump House contains low-emission Bourke Engine built in 1955 by Mel Vaux. See this unique opposed cylinder one-stoke engine which is coupled to an irrigation pump of the same vintage. The building also contains water and irrigation exhibits.