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Basic list of US sites (with links to individual websites) visited by the WLCo/WSVo/WLT!

Alabama (5)
Chair - Office, Anniston
Hog, Dothan
Boll Weevil, Enterprise - their website:  Alabama Tourism and Travel
Brick, Montgomery
Catfish, Troy

Alaska (1)
Santa Claus, North Pole

Arizona (9)
Cow Skull, Amado - their website:  Longhorn Cafe
 Kokopelli, Camp Verde
Kachina, Carefree (as featured on the World's Largest Things  T-Shirt!)
Sundial, Carefree - their website: Town of Carefree
Wigwam Village #6, Holbrook
TeePee, Lupton
Map of Old Route 66, Meteor City
Wigwam Lodge, Tempe - Destroyed! Story Here: City of Tempe
Rose Bush, Tombstone - Postcard, their website:  Rosebush, Tombstone
Wine Bottle, Tucson

Arkansas (11)
Spinach Can, Alma
 King Kong, Beaver
Dinosaur Park, Beaver - their website:  Dinosaur World
Razorback, Berryville
Riverboat (resteraunt), Des Arc
Windchimes, tuned, Eureka Springs - as featured in an NPR broadcast
Mr. Peanut, Ft. Smith
Watermelon, Hope (Gone...) - Postcard
Sundial, Little Rock
Charcoal Grill, Magnolia
Raven, Ravenden
Orange, Mammoth, Redfield

Bear Tree, Anaheim
Thermometer, Baker
Shoe Bakersfield
Pez Dispenser, Burlingame - their website: Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia
Dinosaurs Cabazon
Artichoke, Castroville
Yoyo, Chico
Sack of Cement, Colton
Flagpole, Dorris
The Bucket, Eagle Rock
Pisa Pizza Tower, El Cajon
Champagne Glass, Escondido
Hammer, Eureka
Fiddle, Fiddletown
Can of Shasta, Hayward - Ken's Flickr Photo
Monk, Hillsborough
La Cana, N. Hollywood
Desert Tortoise, Joshua Tree - their website:  Joshua Tree Chamber of Commerce
Box of Raisins, Kingsburg
Swedish Coffeepot, Kingsburg
Windchimes, Lakeside (taken down - too loud)
Wooden Totem Pole, Leggett Valley
Lemon, Lemon Grove
Olive, Lindsay
Donut Hole, La Puente
Randy's Donuts, Inglewood (as featured on the World's Largest Things  T-Shirt!)
US Flag, Long Beach
Brown Derby, Los Angeles - Historic Photo
Tail O' the Pup, Los Angeles - In Storage!
Chili Bowl, Los Angeles
Tamale, East Los Angeles
Doghouse, Los Angeles
Chess Set, Morro Bay
Santa Claus, Nyeland Acres
Clam, Pismo Beach
Paper Cup, Riverside
Sack of Cement, Riverside
Sewing Needle, Sacramento
Chess Set, San Clemente - see related article: NEW Largest Chess Set
Skateboard, San Diego
Baseball Glove - Vintage, San Francisco
Coca-Cola Bottle, San Francisco
Can of Fruit Cocktail, Sunnyvale
Bulldozer, Turlock
Redwood Tree Service Station, Ukiah
Binoculars, Venice
Ballerina Clown, Venice
Camera - Shutter Shack, Westminster - Replaced by a Drive-Through Capuccino Place

Colorado (5)
Hot Dog - Coney Island Dairyland, Bailey
Hercules Beetle, Colorado Springs - their website:  May Natural History Museum
Cream Can, Denver - their website: Little Man Ice Cream
Rocking Chair, Penrose
High Wheel Bicycle, Calhan - Flickr Photo Blog post

Connecticut (1)
Sperm Whale, West Hartford

Delaware (4)
Amish Man, Milford (*NOT* a Muffler Man)
Ball of Rubber Bands, Wilmington - his website:  Record Ball
Skillet, DelMarVa peninsula originally, now Wilmington
Doctor's Bag, Wilmington

Florida (17)
Covered Wagon, Bradenton
Alligator, Christmas
Bulb, Ft. Meyers - Member Blog post
Lobster, Islamorada
Conch Shell, Key West
Orange, Kissimmee - Postcard
Oil Funnel, Miami
Orange, Melbourne
Orange, Mt. Dora
Great Dane, Orlando
Board, Orlando
Conch Shell, Panama City Beach
Coffeepot, Port Malabar
Gold Box, Orlando
Beach Ball, Pensacola Beach
Ball of Barbed Wire, Saint Augustine
Bowling Pin, Tampa - Flickr photo
Dinosaur - Harold's Auto Service, Weeki Waechi Springs

Georgia (5)
Cuckoo Clock, Douglas - their website:  Champ's Clock Shop
Peanut, Persall
Apple, Cornelia
Spider, Lilburn
Chicken, Marietta

Hawaii (1 -1)
Pinapple, Honolulu (died 1993)- Article here:Honolulu Star Bulletain

Idaho (3)
 Baked Potato, Blackfoot - their website:  Potato Expo
Beagle, Cottonwood - their website:  Dog Bark Park Inn
 Miner's Hat, Kellogg

Illinois (10 -1)
Tallest Man, Alton - their website:  Alton Museum of History
Popeye, Chester
Radio Flyer Wagon, Chicago - their website:  Radio Flyer
Catsup Bottle, Collinsville - their website:  World's Largest Catsup Bottle(as featured on the World's Largest Things  T-Shirt!)
Rubber Chicken (1/2), Collinsville
Cross, Effingham
Basketball, Hebron
Milk Bottle, Libertyville
Bagel, Mattoon (gone! they ate it!)
Superman, Metropolis
Solar System Model, Peoria

Indiana (10)
Ball of Paint, Alexandria - their website:  Roadside Ambition CAUTION: Popups, and dificult to navigate unless you're on DSL...
Ball of Hair, Alexandria
Candle, Centerville - their website: Warm Glow Candle Outlet, Blog Post
Clock, Clarksville
Yo-Yo, Jasonville - Blog Post
Steer - Stuffed, Kokomo - Postcard
Stump, Kokomo
Egg, Mentone (as featured on the World's Largest Things  T-Shirt!)
Nose and Glasses, Michigan
Santa Claus (numerous), Santa Claus - Flickr photo

 Iowa (16)
Talking Happy Chef, Adair
Dahla Horse, Albert City - their website:Albert City
Cheeto, Sister Sara's Resteraunt, Algonia
Concrete Grain Silos, Albert City
Pitchfork, Ames
Bull, Audubon - Postcard
Golden Spike, Council Bluffs - at the Railroad Museum
Frying Pan, Brandon
Tank Car, Creston (Need more information! This was a residence, last seen in the 80s)
Bullhead, Crystal Lake
Pocahantas, Pocahantas - their website:Pocahantas Iowa
 Ball of Popcorn, Sac City- their website:  Sac County Economic and Tourism Development
Corn Stalk, Shelby
Coffee Pot and Coffee Cup, Stanton - their website:  Stanton (as featured on the World's Largest Things T-Shirt!)
 Strawberry, Strawberry Point- their website:  Strawberry Point City Hall
 Rocking Chair, West Amana - their website:   Schanz Furniture

 Kansas (17)
Spur, Abeline
Ball of Twine, Cawker City - their website: Cawker City (as featured on the World's Largest Things T-Shirt!)
Cow Hairball, Garden City
Painting and Easel, Goodland- artist's website: Big Easel Project
Pallasite Meteorite, Greensburg
Hand Dug Well, Greensburg - May 4th Tornado damages Museum
Grain Elevator, Hutchinson - Postcard
Book, Liberal
Souvenir Travel Plate, Lucas - Flickr Photo Set
Collection of World's Smallest Versions of World's Largest Things, Lucas
Chimney Sweep, McPherson
TeePee, Lawrence
Prairie Dog, Oakley - Historic photo
Meat Cleaver, Topeka
Painted Russian Egg,Topeka
Tires, Topeka

 Electric Shovel (Big Brutus), West Mineral - their website:  Big Brutus

Kentucky (8)
Crucifix, Bardstown
Treasure Chest, Cave City
Mother Goose House, Hazzard
Mortar and Pestle - Bondurants Drug Store, Lexington
Dixie Cup, Lexington
Baseball Bat, Louisville (as featured on the World's Largest Things  T-Shirt!) - their website:  Slugger Museum
Baseball Glove, Louisville
Dragon, Saxton

Louisiana (2)
Guitar, Bunkie
US Flag Ponchatoula

Maine (8)
Birdfeeder, Real! Dixmont - their website: Ridge Bird Feeders
Fork, Ellsworth
Rubber Boot, LL Bean - Freeport
Lobster, Hancock
Detatched Arm, Rumford
Wooden Indian, Skowhegan
Cheese - The Cheese Wheel, Wicasset
Lobster, Woolwich
Globe, Yarmouth - their website:  DeLorme Eartha

Maryland (14 -1)
Trash Can, Baltimore (GONE!)
Ship Resteraunt, Canton
Mosquito, Church Creek
Crab, Crisfield
Ark, Frostburg (in process)
World, Germantown
Cider Barrel, Germantown
Pencil, Glen Burnie
Martini, Ocean City
Fish Hook, Ocean City
Acorn, Silver Spring
Adirondack Chair, Westminster
Carpet Knight, Westminster

Massachusettes (14)
Milk Bottle - Hood's, Boston
Indian, Charlemont
Milk Bottle, Chelmsfield
Milk Can - Salvador's, S. Dartmouth
Ice Cream Bucket, S. Dartmouth
Chair - Mission, Gardner - Postcard
Milk Can, Granby
Clam Box, Ipswich
Icosahedron, Lexington
Ship, Lynnfield
Seahorse, Mattapoint
Dairy Bottle - Trales, New Bedford
Coffeepot, Old Salem - Postcard
Bottle, Payham
Bee, Pembroke
Ship - Sailor Tom's, Reading
World, Wellesley
Milk Bottle, Whately

Michigan (16 -1)
Skier, Bessemer
Cherry Pie, Charlevoix
Bear Trap, Chassell
Chair - Pine, Copper Harbor
Stove, Detroit (Dismantled, in storage)- see story below...
Tire, Detroit - good article here:  Detroit's Giant Stove and Tire
Load of Logs, Ewen
Cuckoo Clock, Frankenmuth
Chair - Willow, Grand Junction
Pickle Barrel, Grand Marias
Horse, Grand Rapids
Crucifix, Indian River
Indian, Ironwood
Chainsaw, Ishpeming - Postcard
Rifle, Ishpeming - Postcard
Trout, Kalkaska
Weathervane, Montague - Postcard

Minnesota (51)
Viking Alexandria
Birdhouse Audubon
Walleye Baudette
 Crow, Belgrade
Big Fish Supper Club, Bena
Paul Bunyan, Bemidji - their website:  Bemidji Visitors Bureau
Babe the Blue Ox, Bemidji
Black Duck, Blackduck
Dog Dish Bloomington
Talking Paul Bunyan, Brainerd - their website: This Old Farm, and an article about the move: Paul Bunyan Land
Aggressive Babe the Blue Ox, Brainerd
Ball of Twine, Darwin - Historic photo, their websites: Darwin Twine Ball Museum and Darwin Twine Ball
Cigarette and Ash Tray, Elk River
Northern Pike Erskine
Hockey Stick - Real Eveleth
 Otter, Fergus Falls
Turkey Frazee- their website:  City of Frazee
Walleye Garrison - Postcard
Smokey the Bear, International Falls
Cootie, Lakeville
Swedish Coffee Pot, Lindstrom
Lutefisk Madison
Revolver Mankato
Spoon and Cherry Minneapolis - their website:  Walker Art Center
Dala Horse Mora
Tiger Muskie Nevis - Postcard
 Art Tractor, New York Mills
Ear of Corn, Olivia
Anchor - Paul Bunyan's, Ortonville
 Pelican, Pelican Rapids - Postcard
Fishing Bobber, Pequot Lakes
Peace Pipe, Pipestone- their website:  Pipekeepers dot org
Walleye, Ray
Boot - real!, Redwing
Eagle, Remer
Ear of Corn, Rochester (as featured on the World's Largest Things  T-Shirt!)
 Prairie Chicken, Rothsay
 Adirondack Chair, Saint Paul
Test Shakopee
Lefse Starbuck - their website:  Starbuck Chamber of Commerce
Loon Vergas
Clothespin Vining - their website: Vining, Home of Many Sculptures
Coffee Cup Vining
Doorknob Vining
Electric Cord Plug Vining
Foot Vining
Square Knot Vining
Loon - Floating Virginia
Mallard Duck Wheaton
 Polar Bear, White Bear Lake
 Snowman, White Bear Lake

Mississippi (2)
Chair - Rocking Gulfport (or, is it Hattiesburg?)
Mammy, Natchez

Missouri (20)
Ball of String, Branson
Pecan, Brunswick
Inland Lighthouse, Hannibal
Shuttlecock, Kansas City
Ball of Video Tape, Kansas City
Bookshelf, Kansas City
Cap Gun, Kansas City
Gas Pump, King City - their website: from Old
Baseball, Licking
Ark, St. Charles
Twistee Freeze, St. Joseph
Set of Teeth, St. Louis
Underwear, City Museum St. Louis
Pencil, City Museum St. Louis
Bowling Pins, St. Louis
Vess Bottle, St. Louis - their website: The Bottle District
Paper Cup, Springfield
Fork, Springfield
Goose, Sumner
8 Ball, Tipton (as featured on the World's Largest Things T-Shirt!)
Praying Hands, Webb City
Ball of String, Weston

Montana (3)
Penguin, Cut Bank
Eagle, Libby
Steer, Bozeman - Postcard

 Nebraska (5)
Plow, Gothenburg
Kool-Aid Stand, Hastings
Porch Swing, Hebron
Covered Wagon, Milford
Ball of Stamps, Boy's Town (as featured on the World's Largest Things  T-Shirt!)

Nevada (3)
Rhinestone, Las Vegas
Flashlight, Las Vegas
Afghan, Winnemucca

New Jersey (16)
Santa Maria House, Absecon
Jack's Honey Farm, Asbury
Wine Bottle, Bayville
Stuffed Bear Beemerville
Pirate Ship, Cliffwood Beach
Tooth, Hamilton Township
Wine Bottle, Egg Harbort
Cookie Jar House, Glendora
Bowling Pin Greenbrook
Wine Bottle, Hammonton
Cat, Jersey City
Elephant, Margate City - their website: Lucy the Margate Elephant
Incandescent Lightbulb, Menlo Park - their website: Edison Memorial Tower
Coffee Cup and Saucer Newark
Watersphere (watertower) Union
SS Flagship, Union

New Mexico (5 +1 soon...)
Scales of Justice, Albuquerque
Candy Cane, Albuquerque
Owl Cafe, Albuquerque
Super Secret WL Being Built - Members know!
Aolian Harp, I-25 exit 257, Budaghers
Roadrunner, Las Cruces

New York (17)
Chair - Ladderback, Binghamton
Oil Can - Gallon Measure, Buchanan
Duck, Flanders - their website:  Flanders/South Hampton
Milk Bottle, Kent
Garden Gnome, Kerhonkson - on Flickr
Uncle Sam, Lake George
Fork, Milan (or Rhinebeck, or Rock City - Jct. of NY Rt. 199 & 308)
Clown, Monroe
Kaleidescope, Mount Tremper
Button and Needle, New York
Turtle, Niagara Falls
Whale - Willy, Niagara Falls
Trowel, Purchase
Globe (Unisphere), Queens
Whale - Willy, Tonawanda
Chair - Fireside, Wingdale

North Carolina (10)
Iron, Asheville - on Flickr
Chest of Drawers, High Point - Postcard - their website:  High Point CVB
High Boy Chest of Drawers, High Point
Milk Carton, Mount Airy
Cross, Murphy
New Testament, Murphy
Ten Commandments, Murphy
Frying Pan, Rose-Hill
Chair - Duncan Phyfe, Thomasville
Shell, Winston-Salem

North Dakota (10)
Quilt, Antler
Oil Can Stack (empties), Casselton - their website:  from
Turtle, Dunseith - Postcard
Oriole, Gackle
Walleye, Garrison
Kegs, Grand Forks
Buffalo, Jamestown - Postcard
Cow - Holstein, New Salem (as featured on the World's Largest Things  T-Shirt!) - Postcard
Grasshopper, Enchanted Highway, Regent - Postcard, Postcard, Postcard
Crane, Sand Hill, Steele - Postcard - their website:  Real North Dakota

Nova Scotia (1)
Lobster Trap Cheticamp

Ohio (19)
Cheese Wheel, Berlin
Horseshoe Crab, Blanchester
Pumpkin, Circleville
Pumpkin Pie, Circleville
Rubber Ink Stamp, Cleveland - their website:  City of Cleveland Free Stamp
Radio, Columbus
Grad Cap, Columbus
Basket, Dresden
Corn Field, Dublin
Apple Basket, Frazeysburg
Washboard, Logan
Mouse Trap, Lisbon
Basket, Newark
Zepplin House, Rootstown
Walleye - Dropping, Port Clinton
Loaf of Bread, Urbana
Crystal Ball, Westerville
Skateboard, Wilmington
Cuckoo Clock, Wilmot - their website:  Grandma's Alpine Homestead

Beaver holding a Cow Chip, Beaver
 Whale, Catoosa (as featured on the World's Largest Things  T-Shirt!)
Peanut, Durant
 Totem Pole, Foyil
Caulk Tube Oklahoma City
Milk Bottle, Oklahoma City
Whale, Oklahoma City
 Bottle of Hair Tonic, Tulsa
 Praying Hands, Tulsa
Golden Driller, Tulsa - Postcard

Oregon (2)
Opossums, Albany
Jug - Sandy Jug Tavern, Portland

Pennsylvania (12)
Coffeepot, Bedford
Cup, Boyertown
SS Grandview, Central City
Shoe, Hallam
Barbell, (?) (Between Allentown and Philadelphia)
Yogi Bear, Cook Forest
Pie Woman, Frackville
Cup, Pennsburg
Clothespin, Philadelphia
Split Button, Philadelphia
Ketchup Bottle, Heinz Field, Pittsburgh
Cup, Pottstown - their website: Pottstown Cup
Paint Can, Shippensburg
Donut, Yokumtown
Kettle, York

Rhode Island (4)
Coffee and Cream, Lincoln
Rosary Beads, Newport
Termite, Providence
Milk Can, North Smithfield

South Carolina (4)
Golf Ball, Fripp Island
Peach, Gaffney - their website: Gaffney Board of Public Works
Milk Carton, Myrtle Beach
Egg, Newberry

South Dakota (5)
Pheasant, Huron - their website:  Huron CVB
Bird Feeder, Mitchell - their website:  Corn Palace CVB
Seal, Rapid City
Jackalope, Wall (at Wall Drug)
Shoe House, Webster

Tennessee (6)
Guitar, Bristol
Basketball, Knoxville
Shoe, Memphis
Cedar Bucket, Cannonsburg - article:  Cedar Bucket burns! Daily News Journal
Catfish, Paris
Cuckoo Clock, Pigeon Forge

Texas (35)
Caterpillar (?)
Drum, Austin
Fire Hydrant, Beaumont - their website:  Fire Museum of Texas
Burger - Charlie Brown's Burger House, Carrolton
Mosquito, Clute
Microphone, Colorado City
Cowboy, Dallas
Giraffe, Dallas
Cowboy Boots (Real), El Paso - their website:  Rocketbuster Boots
Roadrunner, Fort Stockton
Rattle Snake, Freer
Crab, Galveston
Shrimp, Galveston
Kettle, Galveston
Cross, Groom
Killer Bee, Hidalgo
Shrimp, Houston
Longhorn Steer, Hutto
Hippo, Hutto
Rocking Chair, Lipan
Watermelon, Luling
Horseshoe, Marfa - their website: Chinati Foundation
Mule Shoe, Muleshoe
Oatmeal Box, Oatmeal- their history:  Handbook of Texas
Jackrabbit, Odessa
Cowboy Hat, Paris
Soup Can, Paris
Peanut, Pearsall
Strawberry, Poteet
Shovel, San Antonio
Cowboy Boots, San Antonio
Wooden Nickel, San Antonio (as featured on the World's Largest Things  T-Shirt!)
Pig, San Antonio
Pecan, Sequin - Postcard
Jackalope, Sunset
Pecan Tree, Weatherford

Utah (2)
Watermelon Slice, Green River (Only during parades...)
Fishing Fly, Vernal

Vermont (3)
Cheese House, Arlington
Chair, Bennington
Bee, West Dover

Virginia (15)
Chair - Grove Park Mission Bassett
Milk Bottle, Richmond
Cigarette Pack, Richmond
Star, Roanoke
Ham Smithfield
Work Boot, Staunton
Ballet Slippers, Staunton
Crutches, Staunton
Watering Can, Staunton
Gorilla, Virginia Beach
Sea Serpent Virginia Beach
Rollerskate Warrenton
Apple, Winchester
Pencil, Wytheville
Paint Can, Wytheville

Washington (15)
Clam, Clearview
Burger Box, Fife
Cherry Pie, George
Totem Pole, Kalama
Squirting Clam, Long Beach
Frying Pan, Long Beach - Postcard
Paper Airplane, Mukileto
Troll, Seattle
Cowboy Hat and Boots, Seattle - their website: Hat N' Boots
Lava Lamp, Soap Lake
Milk Bottle, Spokane
Radio Flyer Wagon, Spokane
Coffee Pot, Takoma
Egg, Winlock
Teapot, Zilla

Washington D.C. (1)
Typewriter Eraser

West Virginia(3)
Teapot, Chester
Root Beer Mug, Huntington
Beer Bottle, Triadelphia

Wisconsin (28)
Chili Can, Beloit
Badger, Birnamwood
Squirell, Birnamwood
Pulpwood Stacker, Cornell
Mouse, Fennimore
Black Bear, Glidden
Pine Log, Glidden
Muskie, Hayward - Postcard - Postcard
Ball of Twine, Highland
Corkskrew, Hurley
Grandfather Clock, Kewaunee
Six Pack, LaCrosse - Postcard
Flamingo, Lake Delton
Trojan Horse, Lake Delton
Soup Kettle, Laona
Weinermobile, Madison
Round Barn, Marshfield
Loon - Talking, Mercer
Clothespin, Mount Horeb - Blog Post
Hand Drill (or Brace), Mount Horeb - Blog Post
Replica Cheese, Neillsville - Postcard
Talking Cow, Neillsville
Flamingo, Oshkosh
M - the letter, Platteville
Hodag, Rhinelander
Hamburger Grill, Seymour
High Wheeler Bicycle, Sparta
Penny, Woodruff (as featured on the World's Largest Things T-Shirt!

Wyoming (4)
Elk Antler Arch, Afton
Jackalope, Douglas - their website: Douglas Chamber of Commerce
Ball of Barbed Wire, Jackson Hole
Gas Station, Little America


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