Joshua Tree, California: Metal Dinosaurs

Four metal dinosaurs woo potential buyers of manufactured homes in the desert. Mama and baby Brontosaurus, and two toothy meat-eaters.

Address:
62842 Twentynine Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA
Directions:
East edge of town. On the north side of Hwy 62/Twentynine Palms Hwy, a little over a mile east of the stoplight in downtown Joshua Tree.
Admission:
Free
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Dinosaur.

Metal Dinosaurs

The dinos are still there, overlooking Twentynine Palms Hwy. There is a new one on the side of the property that is easy to walk to.

[Jarrod M, 05/23/2015]

Metal dinosaurs.

Metal Dinosaurs

There are metal dinosaurs by the side of the road on 29 Palms Highway. They are there to get attention for a company that manufactures homes.

[Julie Mangin, 04/26/2010]

Interesting how dinosaurs -- of both cartoon and serious lineages -- have been pressed into service promoting just about any business. Perhaps the idea here is: "If it's this easy to build an extinct but elegant creature... a manufactured home is no problem!"


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