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The Sinclair Oil Dinosaur – St. Louis, Missouri
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The Sinclair Oil Dinosaur – St. Louis, Missouri

Sixty-five million years ago, dinosaurs went extinct. But, in the 1900s, the Bronotsaurus came back. It came back in the form of a gas station mascot: The Sinclair Oil Dinosaur. Sinclair was a popular gas station in the mid 1900s, and distinctive big green dinos were fixtures near their pumps. Most people think that those dinosaurs went extinct in 1969, when Sinclair was acquired by the Atlantic Richfield ...
The Sinclair Oil Dinosaur – Gas Station in South Dakota
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The Sinclair Oil Dinosaur – Gas Station in South Dakota

If you had a choice of stopping for gas at a gas station with a big green dinosaur or one without a big green dinosaur, which would you choose? Duh. No contest. Obviously you'd choose dino-gas. And that is why Sinclair gas stations are the perfect stop for roadside-attraction loving road trippers: they have the Sinclair Oil Dinosaur. Gas stations are a popular location for roadside attractions to hang ...
Apatosaurus Dinosaur Topiaries in Fremont, Seattle
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Apatosaurus Dinosaur Topiaries in Fremont, Seattle

The Fremont section of Seattle is home to some pretty weird things. One of the newer additions to the area are two large topiaries in the shape of mother and child Apatosauruses. These ivy-covered dinosaurs are a site to behold indeed! Especially, if they aren't completely ivy-covered... Back in 1999 Jon Hegeman and a group of other Fremont locals purchased the dinos from Seattle Center for the grand ...
Silly America

Silly America is a roadside attractions blog designed to help travelers find unique stops for their next road trip. The website is a tribute to the great American road trip, devoted to all that is odd in America: roadside attractions, tourist traps, peculiar destinations, bizarre events, road food, fun festivals, and more! It’s a travel website and trip planner for those seeking an offbeat road trip.

About Silly America

Silly America is a roadside attractions blog designed to help travelers find unique stops for their next road trip. The website is a tribute to the great American road trip, devoted to all that is odd in America: roadside attractions, tourist traps, peculiar destinations, bizarre events, road food, fun festivals, and more! It’s a travel website and trip planner for those seeking an offbeat road trip. Read more.