M800 Firecracker.

World's Largest Firecracker

Field review by the editors.

Chaparral, New Mexico

A state-line fireworks store took a large storage tank, painted it red, and labeled it an "M-800," the world's largest firecracker. A fuse might help the illusion be less of a visual dud, or maybe some dummies or cardboard cutouts running away in a terror....

This gag has been done better elsewhere.

World's Largest Firecracker

Alamo Fireworks

13763 State Line Drive, Chaparral, NM
Alamo Fireworks. On the west side of US Hwy 54 just north of the Texas-New Mexico state line.
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