Butte County’s Now-Largest Mural Work To Preserve Oroville’s Locomotive Legacy

The City of Oroville spent thousands of dollars on new public art in 2021 in an effort to draw more visitors to its historic downtown

It has resulted in the creation of the county’s largest mural, an effort to preserve the city’s historic railroad history.

The Oroville Arts Commission dedicated four works of art made by regional artists on Saturday.

. The commission invested around $70,000 in the projects in May 2021. Visually, the Lincoln and Bird Streets crossroad