Muffler Men Tracking Chart, pt. 3

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Nebraska

State Town 1st Sighting Type Description Photo Directions
NE Milford

RA- 1988
GONE
All Tips

Cowboy 2002: REPORTED GONE. Near the World's Largest Covered Wagon gas station and the Honeymoon Cabin.
Hands: std.
Accessories: none
milford.  
NE North Platte RA- 1988
All Tips
Indian
Hybrid
Fort Cody Trading Post in the backyard.
Hands: std.
Accessories: none
Indian.  Just north of I-80 Exit 177
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Nevada

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
Description Photo
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NV Pahrump 4/29/2001
All Tips
Big Friend Visit Report. Sells houses for Valley Home.
Hands: Big Friend config.
Accessories: Ridiculous hat.
Home Giant.

1400 South Hwy 160

NV Wendover 11/15/96
All Tips
Cowboy Once wearing rodeo clown make-up, now somewhat normal looking. Reported to be in Utah, about 10 ft. over the border.
Hands: std.
Accessories: none
Clown.

On top of a pawn shop along Frontage Road to I-80.

Reported over state line in Utah
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New Hampshire

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
Description Photo
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New Jersey

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
Description Photo
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Directions
NJ Deerfield RA- 1990
Viking Feature - Blond, in tunic, stood in front of Carpet store for decades.
Hands: Viking variant
Accessories: Horned viking helmet
Viking. Route 77, just before entering the City of Bridgeton (between U.S. 40 and the
City of Bridgeton) - follow Route 40 to Pole Tavern and turn toward Bridgeton. Viking is 4-5 miles on Route 77 and Old Deerfield Pike.
NJ Gloucester Township/ Hilltop Uniroyal Gal
NJ Jackson or Holmeson 1/12/97
All Tips
Half Wit A few years ago, the head of this Mufflerman was found on a nearby high school's roof; later reattached.
Hands: std.
Accessories: ?
1/2 wit. Rte 537, 1/2 mile west of Exit 16 I-195 and a 1/2 mile east of Six Flag's Great Adventure
NJ Jackson or Holmeson 10/19/2002
All Tips
Head Only an M-Man head, made up as Dracula and seasonally mounted on a post with a large black tarp as a cape. In October, he stands near the road; the half-wit is moved back to the entrance of the Haunted Hayride.
Hands: none
Accessories: black tarp cape
Dracula head. Rte 537, 1/2 mile west of Exit 16 I-195 and a 1/2 mile east of Six Flag's Great Adventure
NJ Jersey City RA - 1990
All Tips
Bunyan Muffler Man Profile
Seen in The Sopranos HBO TV show intro. Started as a lumberjack.
Hands: both palms up
Accessories: carpet roll
J-City M-Man. North side of US truck routes 1 & 9, just as they veer under the Pulaski Skyway.
NJ Magnolia RA- 1990
All Tips
Classic Tire-selling attendant, moved from Clementon in 2002. May 2003: Purchased for $10k. Now in Magnolia, after brief fling with Uniroyal Gal, also owned by Ed Werbany.
Hands: std.
Accessories: gas station attendant's cap in storage

Magnolia M-Man.

Tire man.

Royal Tire Store, White Horse Pike.
NJ Ocean City 2/2/98
All Tips
Hybrid Muffler Man Profile
On a miniature golf course, a peg-legged Pirate
Hands: right hand hook
Accessories: Cutlass, eyepatch, gold hoop earrings.
Pirate. Boardwalk and 12th Street
NJ Ortley Beach 3/28/98
All Tips
Bunyan Muffler Man Profile
At Barnacle Bill's, on a miniature golf course near Ortley Beach.
Hands: std.
Accessories: misshapen golf putter
Barnacle Bill. Barnacle Bill's Mini Golf Course, Galley Restaurant and Arcade, 1968 Route 35 North, corner of 4th Avenue.
NJ Seaside Heights 9/10/97
Gallery
Half Wit #1 Looms above a game booth in a labyrinth of skanky boardwalk concessions.
Hands: std.
Accessories: none
1/2 wit. on the boardwalk
NJ Seaside Heights 2/3/98
Gallery
Half Wit #2 Near the Bunyan, in a cluster of scary kiddie rides. An Indiana Jones (F.A.S.T.) completes the Trilogy.
Hands: std.
Accessories: ax!
Half-Wit#2 on the north amusement pier
NJ Seaside Heights 2/3/98
All Tips
Bunyan Near the Half Wit. Has a strangely silvery face. Sneaking up behind the Indiana Jones.
Hands: std.
Accessories: ax
Bunyan. on the north amusement pier
NJ Winslow RA - 1990
All Tips
Half Wit

Mr. Bill's Snack Shack, Rt. 561
Hands: std.
Accessories: none
1/2 wit. On Spur 561, just north of the AC Expressway
NJ Woodstown RA - 1989
All Tips
Cowboy Cowtown hosts rodeos every weekend in its 4,000-seat arena. There is a giant cow statue within 50 yards of the M-Man.
Hands: std.
Accessories: none
Cowboy.
Cowboy.
Cowtown Farmers Market Hwy. 40, west of town
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New Mexico

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
Description Photo
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NM Albuquerque 9/3/97
All Tips
Bunyan
mutant
Area known to locals as "the war zone". Atop Vietnamese May Cafe.
Not classified an "original" M-Man. Hands: imitating "std."
Accessories: ax
mutant Corner of Central Ave. and 111 Louisiana Blvd. SE, behind the Kentucky Fried Chicken
NM Farmington 7/15/98
All Tips
Classic Muffler Man Profile
Moved fromWestern Appliance, "The store with the big man on top," to Sun Glass
Hands: std.
Accessories: costumes
602 W Main
NM Gallup 7/28/97
All Tips
Cowboy "Dude Man." On the roof.
Feb. 2005 - On cover of Call Center magazine, as a symbol of why US businesses shouldn't "offshore" customer care.
Hands: std.
Accessories: none
Gallup guy. John's Used Autos on 5th St.
NM Hatch

4/20/2006
All Tips

Classic Bought and moved from Ohio in 2006.
Hands: std.
Accessories: Tiny RV, Cowboy Hat
Hatch Muffler Man. 661 N Franklin St. I-25 Exit 41 - 1/2 mile south on SR 26 at Franciscan RV.
NM Las Cruces 5/28/98
All Tips
Classic Sign bolted to his chest.
Hands: no arms
Accessories: none
Las Cruces. Big Daddy's Flea Market, 7320 N. Main
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New York

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
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NY Albany 11/11/1998
? GONE. Reported stolen in 1973, part of "Senior Sign Day" stunt...was outside a body shop.
Hands: std.
Accessories: muffler
  Central Avenue, near Reynolds St.
NY Bethel (moved from Monticello) 8/19/1998
All Tips
Bunyan At Yasgur's Farm, near site of Woodstock rock festival. Hippie muffler man wearing a psychedelic tie-dyed shirt. Held a large fish when he was in Monticello.
Hands: std.
Accessories: None
Bethel Muffler Man.
Bethel M-Man.
At Roy Howard's Yasgur Farm, Bethel, on Rt 17B to Yasgur Rd.
NY Buffalo 3/4/1998
All Tips
Bunyan From Canada; in storage and for sale.
Hands: std.
Accessories:
   
NY Carmel 8/29/1998
All Tips
Indian Was next to Carmel Farm Supply. Has been gone since 2000 or so...
Hands: std.
Accessories: none
 

Rt. 6

NY Derby 7/8/2011
All Tips
Classic, shorter Super Freeze ice cream store M-Man holds an ice cream cone and a hamburger.
Hands: one sideways
Accessories: Ice cream swirly cone, hamburger.
  South side of Rt. 5 between Prescott Dr and Gates Dr.
NY Elmsford 5/17/1998
All Tips
Bunyan Field Report
At a gas station. Arms missing.
Hands: missing
Accessories: none
Bunyan. I-287 West, Exit 2. Rt. 9A north of 119
NY Irving 9/16/1998
All Tips
Indian Stands at the "Big Indian Smoke Shop," a cigarette store. Formerly in East Avon, Seneca Pottery Garden Center for 40 years.
Hands: raised arm
Accessories: none
Irving Indian. 597 Milestrip Road
NY Lake George 9/04/1999
All Tips
Bunyan Field Report
At Magic Forest, near the entrance.
Hands: std.
Accessories: double-edged ax balanced on a log
 Magic Forest, I-87 exit 21, Rte 9 north, just south of town.
NY Lake George 9/04/1999
All Tips
Clown mutant Field Report
At Magic Forest, in clown attire, floppy cap, balloon pants and happy clown plastic surgery and make-up. Perhaps the most humiliated of all Muffler Men.
Hands: left arm facing up
Accessories: Oversized purple bow tie
Clown Muffler Man.  Magic Forest, I-87 exit 21, Rte 9 north, just south of town.
NY Lake George 2/12/2000
All Tips
Cowboy Field Report
At Magic Forest, called "Pecos Bill"
Hands: std.
Accessories: chaps, lariat
Pecos Bill Muffler Man.   Magic Forest, I-87 exit 21, Rte 9 north, just south of town.
NY Lake George 2/12/2000
All Tips
Half-wit Field Report
At Magic Forest, known as the "Amish farmer." Amish beard and black hat. Lurking on a path behind the Old Lady Who Lives in a Shoe.
Hands: std.
Accessories: double-bladed ax
Halfwit Amish farmer.
Halfwit-style Amish  Farmer.
  Magic Forest, I-87 exit 21, Rte 9 north, just south of town.
NY Lake George 2/12/2000
Bunyan Field Report
At the "Around the World" mini golf course, standing near mini pagoda and mini Kremlin
Hands: std.
Accessories: Ax
Mini golf Bunyan.  I-87 exit 21, Rte 9 north, right at Lake Shore Beach sign (just on entering town). On left hand side, at intersection of Beach Rd.
NY Lake George- Lake Vanare 2/12/2000
All Tips
Bunyan Field Report
He's leaning up behind a tree. His chest reads "Swiss Trail." He has been vandalized -- in pretty bad shape. Reported decapitated.
Hands: right arm missing
Accessories: decayed wood "Campsites" sign.
bunyan in tree. 10 mi. west of town, N side of road, up in the trees.
NY Lake Placid 5/7/1998
All Tips
Viking 2007 - Reported gone "for years," rumored to have moved to Lake George.
Hands: wrong
Accessories: none
Viking. Part of mini-golf course.
NY Liverpool 12/19/1998
All Tips
Bunyan Moved from Syracuse billboard platform advertising a car dealer, to Honda dealer backlot in Liverpool.
Hands: both in up position
Accessories: none
Liverpool Bunyan. 7140 Henry Clay Blvd. Behind Honda City dealership, visible from road. North of I-90 (NY Turnpike) at exit 37.
NY Mayfield
[formerly listed as Adirondack Park]
9/10/1998
All Tips
NA Not a muffler man. Was Leather Man at Alvords House of Leather.
Hands: std.
Accessories: wearing glasses
Leather Man. Rt. 30A N of Gloversville, near the Great Sacandaga Lake
NY Riverhead 9/3/1997
All Tips
Indian Basic Indian model. May have appeared in an episode of The Sopranos.
Hands: arm upraised
Accessories: none
Indian Muffler Man. LIE (495) East to exit 73 (last exit). Stay to the left. Raceway will be on your right after the outlet malls.
NY Silver Creek 7/30/2000
All Tips
Indian
Hands: Brave salute
Accessories: none
Silver Creek Indian.  
NY Stony Point 6/24/2003
All Tips
Bunyan Paul Bunyan at Camp Bullowa, operated by the Hudson Valley Boy Scouts.
Hands: std.
Accessories: double-bladed ax
Stony Pt. Man preview From 9W going North: Turn L. onto Wayne Ave. (Rte 112) just before Gulf gas station; turn R. onto Franck Road at 4-way stop, take first R. through Camp Bullowa gate.
NY Syracuse 12/19/1998
All Tips
Classic Reported moved to Liverpool, NY. Last seen on a billboard platform advertising a car dealer..
Hands: both in up position
Accessories: image of a minivan
  I-81 and the Carousel Mall.
NY Towners 7/4/1997
All Tips
Classic? Gone. Sold to Diane Von Furstenburg in 1997. Last seen in snooty design magazine spread, apparently on someone's private estate.
Hands: ?
Accessories: ?
  Rosemary's Texas Taco
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North Carolina

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
Description Photo
Preview
Directions
NC Asheville 8/18/2002
All Tips
Indian Hands: greeting salute
Accessories:
  At Harry's on a hill in West Asheville on highway 19/23, Patton Avenue
NC Asheville- Leicester 9/24/2004
All Tips
Indian Chief Willy
Hands
: greeting salute
Accessories: small war mallet.
Indian Muffler Man. In front of Erwin High School - 60 Lees Creek Road
NC Cherokee RA - 1985
All Tips
Indian
Hands: greeting salute
Accessories: headdress
Indian. U.S. 19 North, approx. 1-2 miles north of the intersection with U.S. 441 (that heads up into the Great Smoky Mountains).
NC Goldsboro

4/3/1999
All Tips

Bunyan Old White's Tire Service. Repaired after hurricane damage.
Hands: greeting salute
Accessories: none
  901 S John St.
NC Lexington 10/4/1997
mutant - Pioneer Guy Bills Truck Stop. Not a Muffler Man. Strapped to poles since 1989 Hurricane Hugo damage.
Hands: ?
Accessories:
Pioneer guy. I-85 south exit 86
NC Raleigh

4/30/1997
All Tips

Bunyan

7/2007 - Moved to Gresham Lake Road make way for development.

Once held a paint tray and roller in front of Giant Decorator on Raleigh's Capital Blvd. Currently advertises a sand and soil business.
Hands: std.
Accessories: none

Rolesvile
Raleigh guy.
Raleigh man.
Latest duds - Raleigh Muffler Man.
Bradsher Contractors, Gresham Lake Road.
NC Rocky Mount 8/16/2007
All Tips
Bunyan Moved from Salem, Illinois, former Stan the Tire Man is the Bunyan mascot for Log Cabin Homes.
Hands: std.
Accessories: Double-sided ax.
Muffler Man. Visible from I-95, Goldrock Exit 145, 7677 North Halifax Rd.
NC Rocky Mount 8/16/2007
All Tips
Bunyan Aug 2007 - Moved from Vista CA
Hands: Indian-style wave
Accessories: Hidden internal pulley system to operate animated sign.
  Will be deployed at another Log Cabin Homes location
NC Rocky Mount 8/16/2007
All Tips
Bunyan Aug 2007 - Moved from Lakewood, WI. At about 16-ft tall, he's shorter than most M-Men.
Hands: std.
Accessories: ax
  Mobile promotional tool, mounted to a trailer, by Log Cabin Homes.
NC Rocky Mount Uniroyal Gal
NC Wilson 6/11/1997
All Tips
Bunyan Whites Tire Service #1. On the roof.
Hands: std.
Accessories: tire
Wilson #1.
2002 view.
740 Goldsboro St. SW. Hwy. 64 between Raleigh and Greenville. If coming to Wilson from the west, take 264 Business into town. Turn left on Goldsboro St., and he'll be on the right within a mile.
NC Wilson 10/23/1997
All Tips
Bunyan - hybrid Whites Tire Service #2
Hands: greeting salute
Accessories: tire

Muffler Man.
Wilson NC07.

To get to Muffler Man #2, go back to 264 and turn right. He'll be on the left, less than a mile away, at another White's Tire location.
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North Dakota

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
Description Photo
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ND Carrington 4/22/1998
All Tips
Indian Chieftain Motel and Restaurant
Hands: greeting salute
Accessories: headdress
Preview.  
ND Jamestown 11/4/1996
All Tips
Cowboy Gone. Jesse Jamestown, AKA "Angle of the Dangle." Motel closed, M-Man moved on to Great Falls, MT
Hands: ?
Accessories: ?
   
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Ohio

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
Description Photo
Preview
Directions
OH Lima 10/18/1998
All Tips
Bunyan Was on the roof of Derringers Power Mowers. Once held a muffler. Taken down for repairs in 2011for move to new location in 2012 (Elida, Ohio)
Hands: std.
Accessories: none
Preview. Moving to new location in 2012.
OH Marblehead 12/8/1997
All Tips
mutant "Jacques," used to hold a pizza box, wore a sailor's cap. Hawked Jacque's Roast Beef in the 1970s. Not a muffler man.
Hands: amputated
Accessories: ?
Jacques. trailer park outside of East Harbor State Park
OH Oakwood Village 5/25/1999
All Tips
classic NOW IN CLEVELAND, OH - Nicknamed "Evil Stepfather". Blue pants, white shirt. On the back lot of building leased by Classic Designs. Owner is Bryan Jednik. The cowboy hat and rifle are intact, not displayed.
Hands: std.
Accessories: none
Oakwood Man.  
OH Oakwood Village 9/30/2003 Big Friend Texaco Man, complete with original trailer. Last appeared at Raff Road raceway, a go cart track in Canton Ohio, in early 1990s.
Hands: std.
Accessories: none
  I-71 Broadway exit, head east, Broadway becomes Ravena. After "Welcome to Twinsburg" sign head back the other way, look to left. 26310 Broadway Avenue
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Oklahoma

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
Description Photo
Preview
Directions
OK Aline 7/1/2001
All Tips
Bunyan Guarding the vintage '50s and '60s cars at Bud's Auto Salvage.
Hands: std.
Accessories: double-sided ax
Aline Muffler Man. Oklahoma State Highway 8
OK Clinton 10/22/2001
All Tips
Indian David Howe Auto dealership.
Hands: raised arm
Accessories: none
Clinton's Indian Chief. 4th Street, halfway between I-40 and historic Rt. 66.
OK Grove 8/20/1998
All Tips
Cowboy At Don Davis' Swap Shop since 1977. Claims to be 32 ft tall. 2007 - He's holding two large candles with fake yellow flames.
Hands: std.
Accessories: candles, holster, pistol
Grove Muffler Man. 5525 Northwest Highway 59, 1/2 mi. south of Sailboat Bridge
OK Muskogee (or Summit) 10/26/2001
All Tips
Classic Cagle Auto Salvage
Hands: std.
Accessories: Double-bladed ax labeled "Cagle Salvage"
Summit Man preview.

3 miles south of Muskogee on the "old" stretch of Hwy. 69 between Oktaha and Muskogee; just south of intersection with Davis Field Rd (intersection landmark: beer joint named "Bootsies"). 8811 Oktaha Rd.

OK Norman 9/25/1999
Bunyan? Reported moved to Arizona. Had been in the showroom of the University Muffler shop for 25 years.
Hands: ?
Accessories: ?
  corner of Porter and Eufaula
OK Wynnewood 4/15/2008
All Tips
Classic Steppin' Out Western Outfitters
Hands: std.
Accessories: Cowboy hat.
Wynnewood Muffler Man.

I-35 at exit 66. State highway 29 on southeast corner of intersection. In front of Steppin' Out Western Outfitters facing west.

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Oregon

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
Description Photo
Preview
Directions
OR Aloha 6/1/1996
All Tips
Mutant Harvey the Rabbit. A mutation of the Service Man species.
Hands: n/a
Accessories: n/a
Harvey. ?
OR Fruitdale 2/2/1998
All Tips
Hybrid In front of a hardware store, BJ's Tools. Reported gone in 2012.
Hands: std.
Accessories: hard-hat, ax
Construction guy. South of Grant's Pass. Across from the Caveman Bowl.
OR Grants Pass 3/5/1999
All Tips
Bunyan Cedarwood Saloon. Many reports this guy was seen in newspapers, TV -- his head blew off in a wind storm, March 1999.
Hands: std.
Accessories:
  One block off US 199.
OR Myrtle Point 10/1/2005
All Tips
Bunyan Sentinel to the Coos County Logging Museum.
Hands: std.
Accessories: Hard Hat, Ax
Muffler Man of Myrtle Pt. 705 Maple St. Coos County Logging Museum. Just off hwy 42.
OR Oakridge 4/27/2003
All Tips
Bunyan Was there for years; may be gone.
Hands: ?
Accessories: ?
  In front of a logging supply store on hwy 58.

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