|Welcome to the Official
World's Largest Catsup Bottle®
Web Site and Fan Club!
Join us as we celebrate over 70 years of
roadside architecture at its best.
The World's Largest
Catsup Bottle® 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
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.