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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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  • One of those "must see" items if you're in the area. It's not everyday that you can see a giant Catsup bottle. 
  • While I previously lived in East St. Louis, I have lived in Collinsville for over 50 years. Everyone knows where the catsup bottle is----it's a historical marker that we give directions to those who d...  more »
  • If you are in the area, drive by the world's largest ketchup bottle, as it is a novelty and something different to see. I wouldn't drive out of my way for it, but we were only a few miles away and had...  more »