Rutland, North Dakota: Grill that Cooked the World's Largest Hamburger"Pride of the Prairie." The disk-shaped grill that cooked a 3591-pound hamburger is proudly displayed like a billboard for all to see.
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This small town managed to get into the Guinness Book of World Records in 1982 with a 3,591 lb. hamburger fried and then flipped on a grill. One portion of the grill stands on the road into the town. It was recently repainted.
Rutland has an UffDa Day the first Sunday in October - next year will be the 25th (and maybe last from what I hear).[Debbie, 10/29/2008]
In contrast to restaurants that regularly serve up a so-called "World's Largest Hamburger," Rutland shot their wad in a one-time massive grilling, not repeated since 1982. The record has apparently not been surpassed...and the grill and sign remain.