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Wanna Buy a Water Tower?

You may not want to shell out $500,000 for a 65-year old bottle of ketchup, but what if it stands 170 feet high?  This classic piece of roadside Americana is for sale. It promoted Brooks Old Original Rich and Tangy Catsup, produced nearby in Collinsville, Illinois, until the 1960’s, a product now in very limited distribution by Pinnacle Foods.

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