F.A.S.T. Corporation, Sparta, WI

Serving as not only the birthplace for hundreds of roadside attractions across the country, F.A.S.T. Corporation in Sparta, WI is also somewhat of a mecca for roadside attraction enthusiasts.  Located adjacent to their workshops is a roadside attraction graveyard of sorts, a junkyard where the molds used to create the pieces, many of which you’ve seen on this site, lie strewn about, encouraging visitors to walk among them and reminisce on where they may have seen them before.IMG_5669 Continue reading

Cabin of the Root Beer Lady, Ely, MN

The Cabin of the Root Beer Lady, also known as the Dorothy Molter Museum, tells an interesting tale of the last remaining resident of what is now known as the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota. Dorothy Molter lived on the Isle of Pines on Knife Lake near the Minnesota/Ontario border for more than 56 years, roughly 15 miles from the nearest paved road.

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