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Abilene, Kansas: World's Largest Spur

28 feet high, stands on its ends to form an arch. Weighs a ton. Built by Larry Houston in 2002, it was certified by Guinness as the world's largest.

Rittel's Western Wear

1810 N. Buckeye Ave., Abilene, KS
Rittel's Western Wear. I-70 exit 275. Drive south on Hwy 15/Buckeye Ave. for a quarter-mile. You'll see the spur on the right, just past the stoplight intersection at NE 21st St.
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Giant spur.

World's Largest Spur

The World's Largest Spur is just off the exit. The western store is beautiful.

[Katye Wray, 09/24/2022]

Giant spur.

World's Largest Spur

The World's Largest Spur is a neat stop right off the interstate. If you have time, stop and take a pic.

[Shannon and Ashley, 06/14/2019]

World's Largest Spur.

World's Largest Spur

I discovered the World's Largest Spur at the Eisenhower Park, Central Kansas Free Fair, Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Arena grounds in Abilene, Kansas. The 27 foot high, 2,000 lb spur frames the entry into the arena of the Fairgrounds and has recently been submitted to the Guinness Book of Records for the final stamp of approval. The spur is large enough for a semi-truck and trailer to pass through to enter the arena.

[Phil Pasquini, 07/09/2007]

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