Monday, December 21, 2015

News From Along Route 66-- November 2015: World's Largest Catsup Bottle

NOVEMBER 20--  The World's Largest Catsup bottle has been sold in Colinsville, Illinois.  The 170-foot-tall water tower was part of the former Brooks Catsup factory and built in 1949.  It holds 100,000 gallons of water.  Brooks moved to Indiana.  It was listed on the NRHP in 2007.

NOVEMBER 20--  Jensen's Point in pacific, Missouri, was spruced up by volunteers.  Looking forward to its opening.  It sure looks neat from the ground.

NOVEMBER 21--  Part of Route 66 reopened in the Mojave Desert.  Twenty-one miles had been closed since flash flooding in September 2014.

Or Do You Say Ketchup?  --RoadDog

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