Jackson, Wyoming: World's Largest Ball of Barbed WireRolled by Lyle Lynch, it's 5,290 lbs and was exhibited in several states before coming to apparent permanent rest in Jackson, among other Ripley oddities. There's a larger rival ball in Texas, which has not been officially recognized.
Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum
- 140 N. Cache, Jackson, WY
- In the Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum on N. Cache Drive/US 26/89, a half-block north of the Town Square.
Visitor Tips and News About World's Largest Ball of Barbed Wire
Lyle Lynch's ball of barbed wire, [which has been tracked from Arizona, to Florida] is now in Jackson, Wyoming.[Gerard Lumpy Kindt, 06/10/1997]
Despite its Guinness certification, this impressive barbed wire ball isn't as big as a newer one rolled in Texas by J.C. Payne. It's almost 12 feet tall.