Drastic Park in Windsor, Connecticut

Drastic Park visible from the main road.

A group of metal dinosaur sculptures stands guard at the entrance to a small neighborhood in Windsor.

The creatures are made of railroad ties, excavator buckets, air tanks, and other bits of scrap metal welded together. Metal labels in front of the beasts identify them as Alloliberalsaurus, Erysocialismops, and Tuoujangocommunisaurus, all of which are parodies of the actual dinosaur names. Another label identifies the title of the entire installation as Drastic Park.

The prehistoric beasts have been on display at this site for many years. In the past, their metal bodies were bare, unpainted, and heavily rusted by the elements, but they recently received a fresh coating of vibrant painted colors.

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