Jackson, Wyoming: World's Largest Ball of Barbed Wire

Rolled 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.
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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.

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