Strick’s Retirement: The Pilgrimage to SPAM

SPAM Museum?? Really?? In a rural town in SE Minnesota also! But….in Austin, Minnesota, you’ll find the SPAM Museum.So….as we got out of our coach, the people next to us, getting out of their car, remarked, “Making the pilgrimage to SPAM eh?” We grinned, said “Yes” and went in.

If you didn’t know….SPAM is made from pork, hence the pigs in the foreground.
What a cool place! SPAM cans, history, exhibits, and someone walking around with Bacon SPAM samples ! Even a SPAM Train travelling above.

How it’s made….we always wondered….even though we ate it anyway.
After they combine all the ingredients, they seal the cans and then cook them in a large oven for 3 hours….in the can! Then they cool them, label them and ship them off to your local store. The factory, one of four (?) in the world is outside of town.For all you Monty Python fans!

Kim is almost 20 cans tall.

Here’s the SPAM Train above with every type of SPAM made

Hormel started, years ago, putting…

This is only a snippet of a Retirement Travel Article written by noreply@blogger.com (lastrick)

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