Paul Bunyan.

Paul Bunyan (Bunyon) Statue

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Placerville, California

A homemade statue of Paul Bunyan, the mythical woodsman, attracts customers to various small businesses along Paul Bunyon Rd. The metal giant is about 11 feet tall, slender and on a slight tilt in the yard in front of a store selling "Reclaimed Wood Products." The statue is well weather-beaten, with left arm dangling off the shoulder and the hand missing. Perhaps he even sported a beard before a particularly tough Sierra Nevada winter.

Not sure why the spelling is with an "o" in Bunyan, but it's consistently that on the road and business signs.

Also see: Paul Bunyan: Friend or Foe?

Paul Bunyan (Bunyon) Statue

Address:
2950 Paul Bunyon Rd, Placerville, CA
Directions:
East of Placerville along US Hwy 50, south side of road just past Paul Bunyon Rd.
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