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It's Alive! The World's Tallest Thermometer

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Jun 2015
Three years ago, we mourned the death of The World's Tallest Thermometer, a cheep yet informative roadside attraction located in Baker, CA, 94 miles from Las Vegas at the edge of the Mojave National Preserve. At...

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R.I.P. The Worlds Tallest Thermometer

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 Sep 2012
If you drive to Vegas through Baker, California, you've probably noticed over the last year or so that the World's Tallest Thermometer has been on the fritz. Known worldwide for projecting the current, usually sweltering temperature...

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BakerEats: Alien Fresh Jerky

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Aug 2011
If "getting there is half the fun," I must not be doing it right. Getting there in my case is a 271 mile drive from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, a roadway littered on either side...

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