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LOCAL ODDITIES

Off-beat artifacts dot the local map

Day-trippers can spot landmarks from Nipper to Uncle Sam

“Dino” stands sentinel off the side of the Duanesburg Auto Care parking lot on Route 7 east of the hamlet of Duanesburg.
“Dino” stands sentinel off the side of the Duanesburg Auto Care parking lot on Route 7 east of the hamlet of Duanesburg.
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Deep in the wilds of western Schenectady County, just over the Duanesburg town line on Route 7, there is a dinosaur. It’s 12 feet tall with jaws of steel. And it’s made of car parts. Dubbed “Dino” by its creator a quarter century ago, the behemoth stands sentinel off the side of the Duanesburg Auto Care parking lot on Route 7 east of the hamlet of Duanesburg. “Once in a while we get somebody curious ...

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ChuckD
August 5, 2014
5:53 p.m.

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6 miles north of Speculator on Rt. 30 is Pig Rock which has been there for many, many moons.

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