Champlin, Minnesota: Dress-Up Sinclair Dinosaur

1950s Sinclair gas station has a small green dinosaur out front that is continually dressed by owner Diana Merkl. The dino's outfits fill the station garage.
Address:
120 Curtis Rd, Champlin, MN
Directions:
Just south of the river, on the west side of US Hwy 169.
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Sinclair dino at Easter.

Dress-Up Sinclair Dinosaur

Totally a full service gas station too. Stopped during Easter time.

[Betsy, 04/26/2017]

Prof. Sinclair.

Sinclair Dinosaur

There is a Sinclair Dinosaur at this full service Sinclair gas station. The dinosaur is periodically dressed for different occasions or seasons. It was dressed for graduation when I went there.

[Kest0202, 07/19/2016]

The gas station was built in the 1950s and still has its original rooftop neon sign. The dinosaur is a 21st century addition.

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