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Ramblers Roost Truck Stop on Lincoln Highway in rural Van Wert County, Ohio. A large neon sign near the top of the old white cement block building says, Better Truck Stop.


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Ramblers Roost Truck Stop

Ramblers Roost Truck Stop is on the corner of Lincoln Highway (County Road 418) and Baker Road (County Road 163) near the town of Middle Point in rural Van Wert County, Ohio.

The old truck stop's business has suffered since US-30 was rerouted from the old Lincoln Highway to a newly built freeway nearby.


Update: In October of 2019, the owners of Ramblers Roost sold the business and retired. The new owners renamed it The Bear's Den on Lincoln. The Neon "Better Truck Stop" sign has been removed.




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