This is So Cool! It's HUGE! Was a delight to see! My adult daughter was shorter than wagon wheel, Yes it's that BIG! Seriously not far from interstate, take an Adventure! Journey here & to the phone booth on top of a building that was operating in the war time too! :)
This is a gigantic covered wagon with a giant figure of Abe Lincoln sitting in the driver's seat. It is located in front of the Best Western Motel just off Bus. I-55 and is not very far from the main I-55. There is a sign explaining who commissioned it and when and where it has been during it's life. We... 更多
We were nearby and needed to stretch our legs, this was a great place. It's fun to see people who take pride in the area they live. I wouldn't drive a distance out of the way to visit, but if you're within a few miles, you should stop.
A fun photo opportunity to take a photo or gaze at what is the largest covered wagon in the world. It is a very quick detour off the Interstate and is in the combined parking lot of the local American Legion and the Best Western. There are a few benches donated by the local authorities and a plaque with some... 更多
This is the biggest Covered Wagon in the world! It is a unique and interesting piece of history and everyone should check it out...not hard to find either!
Waze sent us off the main highway, through Lincoln. LUCKY ME. We saw the covered wagon on the side of the road, and it was also a pokey stop, I was happy, daughter was happy. It is a cool piece of Americana. In this day of get on the expressway and do 90 till your exit. Its great to be... 更多
On seeing it, my first question was 'Why!'. On stopping my next question was 'Why not!'. As with a lot of things you see going down the old Route 66 it is quirky and big. Built by a man who was getting over a heart attack, though it doesn't say why he chose to build a 24ft plus covered wagon!!... 更多
The Railspitter is the largest covered wagon in the world with a huge statue of Abraham Lincoln sitting reading a book. Lincoln is the only city named for Lincoln before he became president, The wagon is huge and great for taking pics. It sits right out front of the Best Western Plus in Lincoln Illinois