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Renault Wine
Atlantic City, NJ
Photo and info courtesy Bob Jagendorf

There was an advertising company in NJ that made these large bottles as 3d billboards. There are still many around the state. This one advertising Renault Wine is in southern NJ near Atlantic City at a winery.

 

Champagne
Bayville, NJ
Photo and info courtesy Paul Bauke

The champagne bottle used to be located at the Renault Winery. This bottle was bought by a propane gas supplier. As the bottle says they sell, "the champagne of propane". This one is located on US Route 9 in Bayville. 07-05

 

 

Weights
Lancaster, PA
Photo and info courtesy Bob Jagendorf

There is a water well that you can fill up gallon bottles with great cold water for a quarter. There is a sign saying that a famous strongman used to drink this water and that is why he could lift these heavy weights.

 

 

 

 

Lucy
Margate, NJ
Photo courtesy Tony Craig

Here's Lucy, a 65 foot tall wood and metal elephant in Margate, NJ. Lucy has been around for over 100 years and has provided a good vantage point for the area. Lucy is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is worth a visit if you're ever passing near to Atlantic City. 03-06

 

UPDATE 07/11 : Lucy the giant roadside elephant was struck by lightning for the second time in five years this past Sunday July 3, 2011. According to the Courier Post, damage could range up to $100,000. Lucy remains open and is still worth a visit in Margate, NJ. 07-11

 

 

Unique Furniture Dino
Bayville, NJ
Photo and info courtesy Paul Bauke

Right down the road, travelers will find this dinosaur in front of a Bayville furniture shop called Unique Furniture. This little dino is pretty big when seen from the street. 07-05

 

 

Hood Milk Bottle
Boston, MA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

Here is a shot of the Hood Milk Bottle, located just off of the Fort Point Channel at Boston's Museum Wharf. The milk bottle is found next to the Boston Children's Museum. The bottle stands 40 feet tall and is used as an ice cream stand. Hood Dairy built the bottle out of wood in 1930, and it has been at this location since 1977. 02-08

 

 

 

 

 

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