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World's Largest Catsup Bottle, Collinsville

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Landmark Tourist Spot
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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  • Nice roadside attraction to take a picture and talk to your friends about it. There is a gas station close where you can park and take pictures. A nice detour if you are in the area.  more »
  • We were on day 2 of driving back to KY from Denver. My mom happened to find this on trip advisor while looking for things to do. We actually backtracked by 20 mins to see it. I am SO GLAD we did. The ...  more »
  • Go looking for this on route 159 south of collinsville. Go oast and take your picture looking north.  more »