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Faith, South Dakota: Scrap Metal T Rex

Recycled iron depiction by John Lopez of famous dinosaur "Sue" whose bones were uncovered nearby in 1990. Faith calls itself "Hometown of Sue" and "T Rex Capital of the World."

204 1st St E., Faith, SD
US Hwy 212, east side of town between 1st and 2nd Ave.
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Scrap iron Sue.

Scrap Metal T Rex Sue

A full scale replica of the famous T Rex Sue. Sculpture is by Lopez. Actual Sue now resides in Field Museum in Chicago. There is also a very neat museum in town of Faith.

[T Adams, 01/11/2015]

Faith claims itself as "Hometown of Sue" and the "T.rex Capital of the World." Sue's remarkably intact skeleton was discovered in a 1990 dig about 15 miles northeast of town. The sculpture was installed in 2008.

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