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In Cut Bank, Mont., sits a 27-foot tall penguin made out of 10,000 pounds of concrete. The penguin was built in 1989 to mark Cut Bank as the coldest town in the United States. Many people traveling to and from Glacier National Park stop through Cut Bank en route to meet the "World's Largest Penguin." (Glacier Country Regional Tourism Commission) Roadside Attraction, Built In, Photo
The world's largest Catsup Bottle! And it's in Illinois. Thanks Terra for clueing me in. Can't wait for this road trip.
The people of Winlock, Washington love their eggs, and each June the town comes together for an Egg Day festival. But every day is egg day when you’re home to the World’s Largest Egg. Through the years, there have been four versions, made from everything from canvas to plastic. The newest version, a 12-foot fiberglass egg, weighs 1,200 pounds and was completed in 1990.
World's Largest Egg in Winlock, Washington. The big egg in Winlock, south of Tacoma, is twelve feet long and weighs 1,200 lbs. It sits on a pedestal on a ten-foot steel pole in the wide, grassy median running through the center of town. On the pedestal is written "World's Largest EGG, WINLOCK."
In La Crosse, Wis., visitors can find the world's largest six pack. The storage tanks for a local brewery have been skillfully pained over the years to represent beer cans. They tanks hold enough beer to fill 7,340,976 cans of beer, or enough booze to provide a person a six pack a day for 3,351 years.
World’s Largest Ball of Twine, Cawker City, KS Frank Stoeber started winding twine in his basement in 1953. Determined to outdo the mighty 12-foot-wide Johnson Twine Ball in Darwin, MN, he labored tirelessly until his death in 1974, finishing one foot short of his goal. Since then, residents and tourists visiting Cawker City have been adding to Stoeber’s ball in the annual Twineathon held in August. It now weighs a hefty nine tons and measures 40 feet in diameter. The twine is not without controversy: twine ball purists complain that, much like running the marathon, twine balling should be an individual pursuit. —Adam McCulloch