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California Dinosaurs (page 3)

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Queen's Motel
Victorville, CA
This concrete dinosaur stands next to the Queens's Motel. Does anyone know the history of this statue? [map]

Bob the Dinosaur
Alpine, CA
Bob the Dinosaur is all that remains of Dinosaur Land which was opened in 1962. This statue was built around 1963. There were at least 10 dinosaur statues built by William Swan. There were also kiddie rides and a pool. The park was closed by 1964. At least one of the dinosaurs was relocated but no one knows where it went. The statue is tucked away behind some mobile homes and a retaining wall now. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

Dinosaur
Corning, CA
This Dinosaur statue is installed in someone's front yard. Does anyone know its history? [map]

dinosaurs
Joshua Tree, CA
These metal dinosaurs stand in front of what appears to be a residence. There was previously a business here known as Desert View Homes. [map]

Diner-saur Park
Yermo, CA
Diner-saur Park is located behind Peggy Sue's 50's Diner. These statues were installed sometime after 1987 when the restaurant reopened. For more, see this website. [map]

dinosaurs
Apple Valley, CA
These dinosaurs were built in the early 1970s for what was to be a mini golf course. The project was never completed. More than 30 statues were built from concrete over chicken wire and rebar. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Green Forest Car Wash
Los Angeles, CA
This Green Forest Car Wash has several dinosaur statues. It opened around 2014. The sign previously advertised for a car dealership. There are other dinosaurs at some of the other Green Forest locations in the Los Angeles area. [map]

More California Dinosaurs:
Disneyland: 1, 2, 3 (Anaheim)
Bennie / Dixie (Benecia & Dixon) [gone]
Lost World: 1, 2 (Scotts Valley) [vintage; gone]

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