Weinermobile was dog tired, stayed in Joplin overnight; To be frank, many relish seeing this vehicle

Joplin News First

JOPLIN, Mo. — Tipsters always let us know what’s going on in town. Joplin News First had numerous messages Wednesday of the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile sightings.

  • “I saw it from the interstate, parked at a hotel!” S.R.
  • “Weinie car thing is going north on Rangeline past 32nd Street right now.” M.S.
  • “It will be at Roller City on Saturday from 1-5.” D.J.

UPDATE: The Weinermobile whereabouts have surfaced. It will make an appearance at ROLLER CITY on Saturday 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Click here for details on our INSTA.


There is more than one Weinermobile. There are actually six. They traverse the country appearing at special promotional events for Oscar Mayer.

The first Weinermobile was created in 1936. One of the 1950’s models is on display at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan.

The 1952 Oscar Mayer Wienermobile at the 2005 North American International Auto Show. Copyright WIKI/Creative Commons

Over the years they were built on different chassis and most recently using an Isuzu utility truck also know as GMC W-series with Pontiac Firebird taillights. A similar truck you’d see street sweepers in Joplin drive.

Unknown year, Twitter; unknown owner of photo.

We will update this article with more information as it becomes available on Weinermobile whereabouts, IE if they are in the area for an event. Source for many facts in this article are from WIKI.


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