Emmetsburg, Iowa: A&W Teen Burger and Rooty the Bear

A&W statue from the 1960s. Still hoisting his giant burger and mug of root beer. Restored in 2015, and on a low pedestal for convenient photos. Also here: a statue of the brand mascot that replaced the Burger Family: Rooty the Great Root Bear.

A&W

Address:
3401 Main St., Emmetsburg, IA
Directions:
A&W. West edge of town. On the north side of US Hwy 18/Main St. just east of the Super 8 motel.
Admission:
Free
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Teen Burger.

Teen Burger

Teen Burger from the A&W Root Beer Family. Bonus: Root Beer Bear.

[Cheryl Carmichael, 10/13/2019]

Vintage A&W Teen Burger fiberglass statue, a type that first appeared in 1964, was restored in 2015. The frosty mug-hoisting "Great Root Beer Bear," a smaller statue, was the mascot of a later fast food promotion, in 1974.


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