York, South Carolina: Scrap Steel Dinosaurs

T-Rex was built in 2015 by Pete Kohman on his rural front lawn, made of steel from his scrapped above-ground swimming pool. 12 feet tall, 28 feet long. Also a pterodactyl.
Address:
Ernest Rd, York, SC
Directions:
From US 321 downtown, turn east at the stoplight onto Hwy 161/Old York Rd. Drive east four miles. Turn right onto Ernest Rd. Drive a half-mile. At the first intersection you'll see the T-rex on the right.
Admission:
Free
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Pool parts pterodactyl.

Scrap Steel Pterodactyl

We drove to York just to check out the awesome T-Rex. Either he's excellent at hiding or he isn't there anymore. The pterodactyl is still visible.

[Strange Carolinas, 02/27/2017]

T-Rex.

T-Rex Made of Scrap Steel

The T-Rex is very well made. A great use of materials that would otherwise be sent to a landfill. Very artistic!

[Lisa F, 06/27/2016]

It appears a pterodactyl has been added to the display.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Museum of York County - Taxidermy ParadiseMuseum of York County - Taxidermy Paradise, Rock Hill, SC - 6 mi.
Baseball Water TowerBaseball Water Tower, Fort Mill, SC - 13 mi.
Remnants of Heritage USARemnants of Heritage USA, Fort Mill, SC - 16 mi.
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Hunger Games: Henry River Mill Village, Hickory, NC - 51 mi.

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