Gigantic Idaho Russet Stops in Collinsville

A 28-foot-long, 12-foot-wide  fiberglass Idaho potato on a flatbed truck, pulls into a lot next to the worlds largest Ketchup bottle in Collinsville, Illinois on August 28, 2013. The one-and-only gigantic Idaho Russet is stopping in more than 50 cities to help raise awareness and funds for Meals on Wheels, a non-profit organization that delivers more than one million meals each day to homebound seniors.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Idaho potato tours United States on flatbed truck A 28-foot-long, 12-foot-wide fiberglass Idaho potato on a flatbed truck, pulls into a lot next to the worlds largest Ketchup bottle in Collinsville, Illinois on August 28, 2013. The one-and-only gigantic Idaho Russet is stopping in more than 50 cities to help raise awareness and funds for Meals on Wheels, a non-profit organization that delivers more than one million meals each day to homebound seniors. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Visitors to the 28-foot-long, 12-foot-wide  fiberglass Idaho potato on a flatbed truck, get their photos taken next to the worlds largest Ketchup bottle in Collinsville, Illinois on August 28, 2013. The one-and-only gigantic Idaho Russet is stopping in more than 50 cities to help raise awareness and funds for Meals on Wheels, a non-profit organization that delivers more than one million meals each day to homebound seniors.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Idaho potato tours United States on flatbed truck Visitors to the 28-foot-long, 12-foot-wide fiberglass Idaho potato on a flatbed truck, get their photos taken next to the worlds largest Ketchup bottle in Collinsville, Illinois on August 28, 2013. The one-and-only gigantic Idaho Russet is stopping in more than 50 cities to help raise awareness and funds for Meals on Wheels, a non-profit organization that delivers more than one million meals each day to homebound seniors. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Team member Kristie Wolfe exits a 28-foot-long, 12-foot-wide  fiberglass Idaho potato sitting on a flatbed truck, during a visit to the worlds largest Ketchup bottle in Collinsville, Illinois on August 28, 2013. The one-and-only gigantic Idaho Russet is stopping in more than 50 cities to help raise awareness and funds for Meals on Wheels, a non-profit organization that delivers more than one million meals each day to homebound seniors.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Idaho potato tours United States on flatbed truck Team member Kristie Wolfe exits a 28-foot-long, 12-foot-wide fiberglass Idaho potato sitting on a flatbed truck, during a visit to the worlds largest Ketchup bottle in Collinsville, Illinois on August 28, 2013. The one-and-only gigantic Idaho Russet is stopping in more than 50 cities to help raise awareness and funds for Meals on Wheels, a non-profit organization that delivers more than one million meals each day to homebound seniors. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
The world's largest fabricated Idaho potato sits on a flatbed truck, underneath the worlds largest Ketchup bottle in Collinsville, Illinois on August 28, 2013. The one-and-only gigantic Idaho Russet is stopping in more than 50 cities to help raise awareness and funds for Meals on Wheels, a non-profit organization that delivers more than one million meals each day to homebound seniors.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Idaho potato tours United States on flatbed truck The world's largest fabricated Idaho potato sits on a flatbed truck, underneath the worlds largest Ketchup bottle in Collinsville, Illinois on August 28, 2013. The one-and-only gigantic Idaho Russet is stopping in more than 50 cities to help raise awareness and funds for Meals on Wheels, a non-profit organization that delivers more than one million meals each day to homebound seniors. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
The worlds largest Ketchup bottle sits high above Highway 159 in Collinsville, Illinois on August 28, 2013. The unique 100,000 gallon, 170 foot tall water tower was built in 1949. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Idaho potato tours United States on flatbed truck The worlds largest Ketchup bottle sits high above Highway 159 in Collinsville, Illinois on August 28, 2013. The unique 100,000 gallon, 170 foot tall water tower was built in 1949. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Visitors that came to see a 28-foot-long, 12-foot-wide  fiberglass Idaho potato on a flatbed truck, next to the worlds largest Ketchup bottle, look through items at a souvinor stand in Collinsville, Illinois on August 28, 2013. The one-and-only gigantic Idaho Russet is stopping in more than 50 cities to help raise awareness and funds for Meals on Wheels, a non-profit organization that delivers more than one million meals each day to homebound seniors.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt
Idaho potato tours United States on flatbed truck Visitors that came to see a 28-foot-long, 12-foot-wide fiberglass Idaho potato on a flatbed truck, next to the worlds largest Ketchup bottle, look through items at a souvinor stand in Collinsville, Illinois on August 28, 2013. The one-and-only gigantic Idaho Russet is stopping in more than 50 cities to help raise awareness and funds for Meals on Wheels, a non-profit organization that delivers more than one million meals each day to homebound seniors. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
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