Joliet, Illinois: Bluesmobile on a Stick

An exact replica of the Blues Brothers' battered 1974 Dodge Monaco, complete with giant air raid siren on its roof, is mounted on a pole above a parking lot.

Route 66 Food n Fuel

2401 S. Chicago St., Joliet, IL
Route 66 Food n Fuel. South edge of the city, on the southbound side of Hwy 53/S. Chicago St. just south of its intersection with W. Laraway Rd.
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Bluesmobile on a Stick

The Bluesmobile on a Stick in Joliet is not a 1974 Dodge Monaco. It is actually a 1974 Plymouth Fury. The two cars are very close, and many don't know the difference, but that's no Monaco!

[Steve Orlando, 01/09/2018]

Probably whoever stuck it up there figured it was similar enough to pass....

Blues Brothers car.

Bluesmobile on a Stick

The Blues Brothers Car is looking a bit weathered.

[Kat, 02/17/2015]

Deterioration by design! The replica of the "Blues Brothers" movie car, a 1974 Dodge Monaco police prowler, is tilted at a rakish angle for better photos.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Site of World's First Dairy QueenSite of World's First Dairy Queen, Joliet, IL - 4 mi.
Old Joliet Prison ParkOld Joliet Prison Park, Joliet, IL - 5 mi.
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In the region:
Diamond Mine Disaster Monument, Diamond, IL - 16 mi.

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