World's Tallest Thermometer sold

The World's Tallest Thermometer and adjacent Bun Boy Restaurant has been sold by 75 year-old Willis Herron, partner of the original Bun Boy owner since the 1950s. Bun Boy opened in 1926; the 134-foot tall thermometer was constructed in 1991. New owner Steve Carter plans on continuing the traditions at this popular desert stop between LA and Las Vegas.

72155 Baker Blvd, Baker, CA
Near I-15, Exit 246. Death Valley Rd north to 1st right on I-15 Business. Currently out of service.
Currently broken; should be repaired in 2014.
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