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Discover items, places, people, events, etc. that represent the extremes of their class, identified by any superlative (with a few exceptions).
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Image for LARGEST - Cattle Shipping Point - 1881 to 1884 - Grenola, KSview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Cattle Shipping Point - 1881 to 1884 - Grenola, KS

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Two little towns built a railroad, and joined forces to make more money.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/2/2017

last visited: never

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SESE48.9 km

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"Elk City had its start in the year 1868 by the building of a trading post at that location. The first post office in Elk City was established in November 1869" ~ Wikipedia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/9/2015

last visited: never

Image for Wheat Capital of the World -- Sumner Co. KSview gallery

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SuperlativesWheat Capital of the World -- Sumner Co. KS

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A sign at the Kansas Belle Plaine Travel Information Center explains the development of the agricultural industry in this area and proclaims Sumner County KS "The Wheat Capital of the World."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/10/2013

last visited: 8/16/2017

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NN101.7 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Operating Courthouse In Kansas

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The Chase County Courthouse in Cottonwood Falls is the oldest county courthouse in Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/1/2011

last visited: 7/25/2008

Image for OLDEST - Business in Caldwell, KSview gallery

SWSW116 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Business in Caldwell, KS

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Back in the day, the town was divided between loyalties to cattlemen or businessmen. This was a cattle bank.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/17/2019

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST Free-Standing Rock Barn in Oklahoma - Red Rock, OKview gallery

SWSW128.9 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST Free-Standing Rock Barn in Oklahoma - Red Rock, OK

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This barn is an eye-catcher as you drive south on Highway 177.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/25/2017

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - Concrete totem pole in the world - Foyil, OKview gallery

SESE142.6 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Concrete totem pole in the world - Foyil, OK

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Off the beaten track, it's worth the side trip

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/21/2010

last visited: 10/24/2019

Image for LARGEST--Private Gun Collection in the Worldview gallery

SESE146 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST--Private Gun Collection in the World

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The largest private gun collection in the world is housed in the J M Davis Gun Museum located at 333 Lynn Riggs Blvd in Claremore, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/23/2013

last visited: 12/9/2016

Image for OLDEST known homestead in Payne County - Yale, OKview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST known homestead in Payne County - Yale, OK

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A log cabin located next to the Jim Thorpe Home

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: 9/25/2018

Image for OLDEST - Kumback Cafe - Perry, OKview gallery

SWSW151.9 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Kumback Cafe - Perry, OK

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The Kumback Cafe is the oldest cafe in Oklahoma with the same name and in the same location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/21/2011

last visited: 3/3/2019

Image for OLDEST Continuously Operating Service Station in OK -- Perry OKview gallery

SWSW152.1 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST Continuously Operating Service Station in OK -- Perry OK

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A cool Art Moderne service station on the square in downtown Perry OK is one of the last to offer REAL full-service, and is also the longest continuously-operating gas station in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/27/2013

last visited: 10/13/2017

Image for LARGEST -- Freestanding sculpture in the world, Tulsa OKview gallery

SS153.7 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Freestanding sculpture in the world, Tulsa OK

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At 76 feet tall, Tulsa OK's famous landmark Golden Driller is the largest freestanding sculpture in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/24/2013

last visited: 6/6/2017

Image for TALLEST - North America’s Tallest Derrick - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.view gallery

SS154.5 km

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SuperlativesTALLEST - North America’s Tallest Derrick - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.

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The Route 66 Village - Features The Centennial Derrick, North America's tallest oil derrick standing in the center of the park. It is 154' tall, eclipsing the former giant in Canada that rose to 148' tall. Located in Red fork, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/4/2016

last visited: 12/7/2016

Image for FIRST - Oil strike in State of Oklahoma, USA.view gallery

SS154.5 km

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SuperlativesFIRST - Oil strike in State of Oklahoma, USA.

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The oil derrick stands 194 feet high and is the historic site of the first oil strike on June 25, 1901 in the State of Oklahoma, the first of many that made Tulsa the Oil Capital of the World.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/17/2014

last visited: 12/7/2016

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