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Going Back in Time

My husband and I spent over any hour in the solitude of the prairie, walking and taking pictures... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Susan L
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Larimore, North Dakota
Nice place for a walk

Went up to the top, nice views up there. Tons (literally) of old threshers on the way to the top... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2016
Rio B
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17 Aug 2017
“Going Back in Time”
30 Oct 2016
“Nice place for a walk”
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

My husband and I spent over any hour in the solitude of the prairie, walking and taking pictures. This is a marvelous outdoor museum that quietly houses the threshing machines ("dinosaurs"), important parts of farming history.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Susan L
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Went up to the top, nice views up there. Tons (literally) of old threshers on the way to the top. One of them is now in the bottom of a coulee. Maybe it was a victim of the wind. Great view, and could be a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Rio B
Reviewed 23 September 2015

It's not terribly rare to see roadside attractions, or roadside art when driving on rural roads in America. But occasionally you come across one that you really remember and talk about after your trip. Dinosaurs on the Prairie is one of those. Just a cool...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Vincent J
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Small group of colleagues and I enjoyed visiting the site. An added bonus was visiting with Harley Grenz, son of Custer and listening to his stories. 34 Threshing Machines on Hwy 34! The first one (farthest to the south) was purchased by Custer in 1944....More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Carmen R
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Had the chance to stop here. Were lucky as we had one of the children give us some history of how the site came to be. Good place.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 17 June 2015

The family of the late John G. "Custer" Grenz exhibits his collection of threshing machines (the "dinosaurs of the prairie) along Hwy 34 E of Napoleon ND. The walk up the ridge (a terminal glacial moraine) is exhilarating, and the view from the top is...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

Friday climbed to the top for the first time, up the fenceline alongside the threshing machines, and onto what we call Custer's Ridge, the crest, where a couple of machines have been blown over by the wind. Sublime light in the evening. Lovely walk. Site...More

Date of experience: July 2013
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