Allen Park, Michigan: World's Largest Tire Team Field Report

I-94, Allen Park, MI
I-94 just east of Detroit Metro Airport. The last road before you reach the tire is Southfield Freeway. Or via Baker College parking lot, just off Outer Drive in Allen Park. Visitors must report to Campus Safety; the property around the tire is not open to the general public.
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World's Largest Tire.

World's Largest Tire

An towering symbol of American -- and particularly the Detroit area's -- highway prowess. Built as a Ferris Wheel for the 1964 New York World's Fair. Report...

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World's Largest Tire

The World's Largest Tire is right off the freeway -- can't miss it!

[Sarah Danford, 02/23/2022]

World's Largest Tire.

World's Largest Tire

Back road behind Baker College. Has "no trespassing" sign, but really small print.

[Joe, 04/27/2016]

World's Largest Tire.

World's Largest Tire

I was so excited to find this! I rode on the tire as a Ferris Wheel, as a kid at the 1964/1965 NY Word's Fair! It's not lit at night.

[Bette, 04/09/2013]

Uniroyal Tire in winter storm.

Uniroyal Tire - Snowstorm

Was able to snap a shot of the World's Largest Tire as I drove by on I-94, because there was a huge snowstorm.

[Denise Manfredi, 03/06/2011]

If you had four of those all-weathers you sure wouldn't be sitting in blizzard traffic!

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