Italy, Texas: World's Largest Caterpillar

The l-o-n-g caterpillar is actually a series of prefab Quonset huts joined together in a line, with a goofy smiling face and antenna on one end. Exterior drive-by snapshot!

Address:
Kinfolk Rd, Italy, TX
Directions:
Along northbound I-35, on right at mile marker 387.
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World's Largest Caterpillar.

World's Largest Caterpillar

The real destination is the Monolithic Dome Research Neighborhood this thing is a part of! I found that to be very cool! I didn't care much about the caterpillar.

[Ami, 07/24/2019]

Caterpillar.

World's Largest Caterpillar

Don't even have to stop for a great picture of this oddity. Great if you are riding with a non-stopper. Save your "must see" for something else, but still get a cool pic!

[Gretchen, 08/08/2013]
World's Largest Caterpillar

I can't help but smile when we drive by this! Cool history behind it also. Worth a look if you're close.

[Whitney, 08/20/2011]

Caterpillar building.

World's Largest Caterpillar

The World's Largest Caterpillar is really only good for a quick roadside picture. Take exit and stay on frontage road. You will see the caterpillar building before entering I-35 (going north).

[Masten Williams, 06/26/2011]

Caterpillar bulding.

World's Largest Caterpillar

Biggest I've ever seen -- 60 ft. wide, 350 ft. long, 22 ft. tall. Right on I-35, 45 miles south of Dallas, TX, exactly at Italy, , mile marker 386. Is seven domes merged together, formed by sprayed concrete over a balloon -- the national home of Monolithic Dome Industries.

[Tom Rose, 07/03/1999]

Behind the caterpillar are sample house spray concrete constructions. Photo added Dec. 2005.


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