Ainsworth, Nebraska: Steel Hamburger Guy

2-D sign of 3-D burger-and-Pepsi-carrying "Big John," a failed fast food franchise from the late 1960s.

Address:
1110 E. 4th St., Ainsworth, NE
Directions:
East edge of town, on the south side of US-20/E. 4th St., next to the Pizza Hut.
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Big John, burger boy.

Steel Hamburger Guy

A large retro steel man advertises Big John's Cafe. He is holding a giant shake and burger.

[E.W., 07/31/2021]

A rare survivor -- the sign, anyway -- of a failed hamburger franchise from the late 1960s. The menu inside now is probably very different.


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