Outdoor Exhibits

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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.

Depot Museum

Harlin P. Wilson Agricultural Museum