Shasta Lake, California: Largest Grindstone In The World

Old photo (~1933) shows it at Buffalo Ranch, Redding, CA. In its post-grind retirement it chiefly performs as a nasal photo op in front of a gas station.
Address:
1697 Cascade Blvd., Shasta Lake, CA
Directions:
NW corner of Shasta Dam Blvd and Cascade Blvd. Near the Lake Shasta welcome sign.
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Largest Grindstone in the World.

Largest Grindstone In The World

Huge grindstone outside a Valero gas station. Shasta Dam Blvd and Cascade Blvd.

[Stacy, 07/27/2015]

Seems like there might be bigger somewhere. But since it's emblazoned with what is apparently a venerable claim, we'll put it out there for other burly grindstones to topple....

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Screamin' Tub Mannequin, Shasta Lake, CA - 22 mi.

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