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Maxie, The World's Largest Canada Goose is in Sumner, Missouri, which is the "Wild Goose Capital of the World".  Maxie is a fiberglass statue built in 1976.  Maxie is 40 feet tall and has a wingspan of 61 feet.  Swan Lake is a few miles away and has thousands of wintering geese.
Nearby in Brunswick, Missouri is the World's Largest Pecan.  Brunswick is the Pecan Capital of Missouri.  The pecan is on James Pecan Farms and is a concrete replica of their patented Starking Hardy Giant pecan.  It weighs 12,000 pounds and is 7 feet by 12 feet.  It is located on U.S. Hwy 24, 3 miles east of Brunswick, MO. 
 
   
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The Big Pump is located in King City, Missouri.  Rufus Limpp, an oil jobber, originally built a gas station in Maryville, MO that was shaped like a 25 foot electric gas pump.  After it closed down it was then moved to King City, MO where it is located near the Bluegrass Ridge Wind Farm. 
There are several wind farms in Missouri.  The one shown here is the Cow Branch Wind Farm in Tarkio, MO.  The wind towers are 260 feet tall and weigh 200 tons.  The blades are 139.5 feet long. 
 
   
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