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Got $200,000? Giant 170-foot ketchup bottle up for sale

Got $200,000? Giant 170-foot ketchup bottle up for sale
A 170-foot giant ketchup bottle, billed as the "World's Largest Bottle of Catsup,” and once served as a water tower is seen Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Collinsville, Ill
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BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Would you relish having a towering ketchup bottle? That emblem of roadside Americana could be yours if you fork over enough money.

The Belleville News-Democrat reports that a "For Sale" sign is in front of what's billed as the "World's Largest Bottle of Catsup." It once served as a water tower in the city of Collinsville.

The asking price for the 65-year-old, 170-foot-tall landmark is $200,000. The warehouse it once served is listed at $300,000.

The landmark replicates a bottle of Brooks Old Original Rich and Tangy Catsup, which was produced in the buildings beneath the tower. The 100,000-gallon tower held water - never ketchup - and it hasn't been used since Brooks moved out in the early 1960s.

The plant later became a warehouse.
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