Big Springs, Nebraska: Caterpillar of Tires

An Alice in Wonderland caterpillar sits on a polka dot red mushroom, made from old tires by travel center mechanics.

Flying J

Address:
109 Circle Rd, Big Springs, NE
Directions:
Flying J travel center, I-80 exit 107 NE corner on 25B. In the back at the mechanics service area. Exit the north door of the truck stop, turn to your right, and walk past the truck fuel pumps.
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Dragon and caterpillar.

Caterpillar of Tires

The frog appears to have hopped up on top of a shipping container, but now there is a... dragon? It's flanking the tire shop with the caterpillar, who - with his air tube hookah - is definitely worth a stop for cheap gas.

[Leslie Wacker, 06/26/2016]

Frog of Tires.

Frog of Tires!

Not only is the "Caterpillar of Tires" behind the Flying J, they've now added a green "Frog of Tires." The Frog is immediately to the left of the Caterpillar, and would be nearly impossible to miss if you drive around to the rear (north) side of the Flying J. Love the creativity! Would be extra-great for small children to see.

[gjb, 08/09/2015]

Caterpillar.

Caterpillar of Tires

Still here, watching over the repair shop. Exit the north door of the truck stop, turn to your right and walk past the truck fuel pumps.

[Robert Cannady, 06/19/2015]

Caterpillar of Tires.

Caterpillar of Tires

The Caterpillar of Tires is still there -- around back at the service mechanics area. [Elizabeth Miller, 05/29/2015]
Caterpillar of Tires

We stopped here for a break on 5/14/15 and there was no tire caterpillar! It must have been a temporary attraction.

[M.R., 05/19/2015]

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