Cleveland, Tennessee: Tow Mater Truck

A beat up old tow truck reborn as the lovable Tow Mater from the movie "Cars." Plus Esso petroliana and vintage signage.

Address:
Lois St., Cleveland, TN
Directions:
Corner Lois St SE and Johnson Blvd SE.
Hours:
Visible from street. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Petroliana.

Tow Mater Truck

So much more! Worth the 10 minute detour off the highway! So much to look at! Hard to capture.

[Julia, 05/27/2019]

Tow Mater.

Tow Mater Truck

Tow Mater Truck is parked at the edge of a private lot. There is a building with a large ESSO sign that you can see before you actually make the turn. The truck itself is behind a high fence; we had to quickly cross a muddy street and brave some assertive dogs to get close enough for a photo.

[Kitsa, 01/15/2017]

Tow Mater.

Tow Mater Truck

From the movie Cars, [a replica of] Tow Mater. Corner of Lois St and Johnson Blvd

[Scott Ewald, 07/04/2013]

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