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Empire, Michigan: Gilbert the T-Rex

Huge skeleton of a T-rex along the roadside.

5165 W. Empire Hwy, Empire, MI
On the south side of MI-72/W. Empire Hwy, just west of its intersection with MI-675/S. Plowman Rd.
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Gilbert the T-Rex.

Gilbert the T-Rex

Amazing art!

[Jodie, 10/28/2023]

Gilbert the T-Rex.

Gilbert the T-Rex

There is a huge skeleton of a T-rex along the roadside.

[Connie Graves, 08/24/2023]

The copper-colored steel skeleton was sculpted by Enoch Flaugher and commissioned by Curtis Warnes, whose father, grandfather, and great-grandfather were all named Gilbert.

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