Route 66 News

Two large chrome chickens coming to Route 66 in Edmond

Two 6-foot-tall chrome chickens will be coming soon to a new restaurant along Route 66 in Edmond, Oklahoma.

The Edmond Sun newspaper reports the chrome chickens are manufactured from Harley-Davidson motorcycle exhaust pipes and other components by Rustic Steel Creations in Tampa, Florida.

Here are a couple of edited photos of one of the chickens, via Rustic Steel Creations’ Facebook page:

Rustic Steel Creations is transporting the chickens to Edmond and giving away PDQ gift cards along the way.

Rustic Creations, founded by Dominique Martinez, specializes in custom art and has seen its works installed in places including Busch Gardens and the New York Yankees’ spring-training facility, George M. Steinbrenner Field.

The big birds will be installed at the PDQ Edmond restaurant at 1600 E. Second St. (aka Route 66), which opens Sunday. This is the fourth PDQ to sport chrome chickens, but the first outside of Florida.

PDQ restaurants a fast-casual chain of chicken restaurants based in Florida. it has locations in about eight states.

(Images of one of the chrome chickens by Rustic Steel Creations via Facebook)


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