World's Largest Catsup Bottle, Collinsville

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The World's Largest Catsup Bottle® stands proudly next to Route 159, just south of downtown Collinsville, Illinois. This unique 170 ft. tall water tower was built in 1949 by the W.E. Caldwell Company for the G.S. Suppiger catsup bottling plant - bottlers of Brooks old original rich & tangy catsup.

In 1995, due to the efforts of the Catsup Bottle Preservation Group, this landmark roadside attraction was saved from demolition and beautifully restored to its original appearance.

Recognized the world over as an excellent example of 20th century roadside Americana, the World's Largest Catsup Bottle regularly garners national attention and attracts visitors and tourists every day.

In August of 2002 it was named to the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • Part of old-style America. Great for photo ops. It's clearly kitschy yet worth a visit if it's not out of your way. 
    Part of old-style America. Great for photo ops. It's clearly kitschy yet worth a visit if it's not out of your way.  more »
  • Fun find near our route, quick chance to get out of the car. Best pic was driving in, no real parking area. Love these old attractions. 
    Fun find near our route, quick chance to get out of the car. Best pic was driving in, no real parking area. Love these old attractions.  more »
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  • Part of old-style America. Great for photo ops. It's clearly kitschy yet worth a visit if it's not out of your way.
  • A fun little stop if you are in the area. Great for photo ops for the gram. 😂 It's wonderfully kitschy and pure Americana. Definitely worth a visit if it's not out of your way.

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