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Discovering Local Treasures
World's largest coke can (Portage La Prairie)
June 19, 2012
Tom Jackson
USDA ARS Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory

Having been involved in many field campaigns, one of the things that is interesting to do while driving around to the various test sites is to look for “roadside attractions”. There are a number of websites for tracking these down. On Saturday my route, which covered about 150 miles, took me past three of these sites.

World's largest pipe (St. Claude)
World's second largest fire hydrant (Elm Creek)

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