WATCH: SUMMER ROAD TRIP — The World’s Tallest Thermometer in Baker, CA

The World's Tallest Thermometer in Baker, California

AmericaJR.com is kicking off a new series about Summer Road Trip ideas. In this fourth video, AmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo travels to The World’s Tallest Thermometer in Baker, California. It is an electric sign that commemorates the record 134 degrees Fahrenheit (57 degrees Celsius) recorded in nearby Death Valley on July 10, 1913. The sign weighs 76,812 pounds and is held together by 125 cubic yards of concrete. It stands 134 feet tall and is capable of displaying a maximum temperature of 134 °F (57 °C), both of which are a reference to the temperature record. The world’s tallest thermometer is located at 72157 Baker Boulevard in Baker, California. It is visible from three different angles along Interstate 15 in Southern California’s Mojave Desert.

 

 

 

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