Faribault, Minnesota: Papa Burger: A&W Root Beer Man

Papa Burger was part of a nuclear "Burger Family" of four that once stood outside many A&W root beer restaurants. Only a few survive. This one is in good shape.
Address:
404 Wilson Ave. NW, Faribault, MN
Directions:
On the northwest corner of Hwy 21/Lyndale Ave. N. and Hwy 60/4th St. NW.
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Papa Burger: A&W Root Beer Man.

Papa Burger: A&W Root Beer Man

A&W Root Beer Man. Checked this one off of my roadside attraction list.

[Traci, 03/14/2019]

Root Beer Burger Dad.

Papa Burger: A&W Root Beer Man

Recent sighting of the Papa Burger.

[Heather, 11/02/2018]

Root Beer Man.

A&W Root Beer Man

The A& W Root Beer Man in Faribault is over his "aqua" period, and back in regulation orange and brown.

[Wendy Jo Dupslaff, 09/05/2011]

Root Beer Guy

A&W Root Beer Man

I took a photo of the A & W Root Beer man outside of the A & W Family Restaurant & Drive In on Wilson Avenue in the thriving metropolis of Faribault, Minnesota.

Though he's not a Muffler Man, isn't the biggest of anything that I know of, wasn't constructed out of hardened chewing gum or Fluffy the cat's hairballs, and doesn't mark a spot where the laws of physics are mysteriously nullified, no other roadside symbol that I'm aware of signals such darn good root beer floats.

[Chris Burdett, 08/27/2000]

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