Bennie The Dinosaur

Bennie was a fifty-foot tall, 15,000 pound brachiosaur with a shady past, who used to watch over the I-680 highway from this vantage point in Benicia, CA. Before moving here Bennie used to live on the I-80 in Dixon, CA where he was originally installed, although without the necessary permits. In this past life Bennie was also a female dinosaur by the name of Dixie and at that time had a dinosaur egg at her feet. While in both locations Dixie/Bennie promoted cigarette smoking as the property of “Cigarettes Cheaper!”, a now defunct chain of shops. Dixie became…

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