Napoleon, North Dakota: Dinosaurs On The Prairie

On a grassy hill, travelers can see a procession of of retired threshing machines, the collection of farmer John "Custer" Grenz, as a sign informs.

Address:
ND Hwy 34, Napoleon, ND
Directions:
On ND Hwy 34 about 5 miles east of Napoleon, on the north side.
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Threshers.

Dinosaurs on the Prairie

I saw the word "dinosaur" and headed that way. Well, not what I expected, but still really cool. A bit creepy, too. I was out there alone and the only sound was the thresher chains blowing in the wind. Kind of felt like the beginning of a horror movie.

[Steve Braun, 06/30/2021]

John "Custer" Grenz has given his collection of antique thresher machines a figurative name.

Old threshing machines.

Dinosaurs On The Prairie

A local farmer collected dozens of old threshers and lined them up on a hillside outside of town. Looks super cool!

[Kim Watts, 07/05/2012]

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