Hatch, New Mexico: Teako's Giants of Hatch

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Sparky's Burgers, Barbecue, and Espresso

Address:
115 Franklin St., Hatch, NM
Directions:
Sparky's Burgers, Barbecue, and Espresso. I-25 exit 41, then drive one mile south on Hwy 26/Franklin St. On the right.
Hours:
Su, M, Th, F 10:30 am - 7 pm, Sa 10:30 am - 7:30 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
575-267-4222
Admission:
Free.
RA Rates:
Major Fun
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Teako Nunn and the Giants of Hatch.

Teako's Giants of Hatch
Cluster of roadside fiberglass statues surround a downtown eatery. Uncle Sam, Mama and Papa Burger, an ice cream guy. Say hi to Teako if he's working the grill. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [10/31/2010]
Hatch, New Mexico - Space Race – No Squirming Hatch Blowers in NM
Statues at Sparky's BBQ: Hatch has accepted delivery of a 65-foot-tall nuclear missile, which it plans to erect out by the highway to attract visitors to the town. It's part of Hatch's town slogan, "The New Gateway to Space." [07/08/2010] Complete Story...

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Teako's giants.

Teako's Giants of Hatch

Try the burgers at Sparky's! They're the best! Awesome place, lots of stuff!

[Chris, 01/17/2017]

Sparky's statues.

Sparky's Burgers, Barbecue, and Espresso

Sparky's now has a Robin Hood and Yogi Bear statue standing across the street. Ronald McDonald and the big chili pepper are now down the road at the RV dealership with the Muffler Man.

[N. Matson, 06/26/2015]

Teako Nunn, who owns Sparky's, is always adding to his statue collection and moving what he has around -- like rearranging furniture in a room.

Big hot dog.

Fiberglass Statues of Hatch

We stopped for gas in Hatch and spotted the Muffler Man. There is a large collection of oddities here including an A&W root beer girl, antique cars, a large hot dog advertising Sparky's Green Chili Cheeseburger, a large red chili pepper, Mighty Mouse, Ronald McDonald, and George Jetson. Inside there are antique gramophones, pianos, and many other treasures.

[Rose McGue, 11/25/2013]

Teako Nunn, who merrily runs the RV dealership, collected all of those treasures. He has many more at Sparky's, his restaurant in town.

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