World’s Largest Catsup Bottle

World’s Largest Catsup Bottle 800 South Morrison Avenue Collinsville, Illinois submitted by: Thomas Southwood wendyvee says: Big thanks to Tom for adding the giant Brooks Catsup bottle to our collection! This giant example of America’s favorite non-Newtonian fluid has been on my “to do” list for quite awhile ūüôā The Brooks water tank was constructed in 1949, according to the¬†Collinsville...

Two-Story Outhouse

Two-Story Outhouse 1022 Pine Street Gays, Illinois submitted by ‚ÄúSkyKing96‚ÄĚ (Ray) Ray says: This two-story outhouse (located in Gays, Illinois) was once attached by a walkway to a two-story building that contained a general store on the ground floor and a residence upstairs. In case you are wondering how it worked, as most visitors do, the upstairs holes were offset from the downstairs holes and the “drop...

The Mug Tree

The Mug Tree Hwy 49 Yale, Illinois submitted by ‚ÄúSkyKing96‚ÄĚ (Ray) Ray says: While in Illinois for the Moonshine Lunch Run, I went by to give Bertie Williams a couple more mugs for the tree. I learned previously that her husband had a house built on top to replace the missing greenery. Hard to see in the photo, but the stub of a limb facing the camera is topped off by a tractor seat! wendyvee says: Thanks,...

Giant Superman

Giant Superman! 611 Market Street Metropolis, Illinois submitted by: TNAero (Eddie P.) wendyvee says: Eddie jumped tall buildings (in a single bound) to the top of my list of “way-cool people to know” when he shared his recent pics of the 15 foot tall Superman statue in Metropolis, Illinois!¬† You may¬†be familiar with¬†a heavily circulated¬†2006 photo of our current Commander-In-Chief (when he...

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