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World's Largest Catsup Bottle, Collinsville

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The World's Largest Catsup BottleĀ® 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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  • Randomly found the attraction during a stop over in Collinsville. Why not, it's a fun stop to see this huge catsup bottle.  more »
  • A must-see! There is an annual Worlds Largest Catsup Bottle Birthday Bash and car show. This year it's Sunday July 9th. Fun for the whole family! Check out the website for details. See you there!!  more »
  • What more can I say? I mean, it's a giant Ketchup bottle. What you see is what you get. It's cool to visit once, but aside form that it's bored. You should stop and take a picture, but that's about th...  more »