Shirley, Indiana: Baker Man Statue

Vestige of an old roadside business: A balloon-shaped man with a chef's hat, perched on a pole, his arm raised in a friendly wave.
315 S. Railroad St., Shirley, IN
One block west of Shirley Rd or Main St. Intersection of S. Railroad and E. Railroad Sts, on the southeast corner. E. Railroad St. only runs 1 block from S. Railroad St. to Center St.
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Baker Man.

Baker Man Statue

Baker Man is in the process of being refurbished.

[Carl, 08/23/2016]

Roadside archeologist Debra Jane Seltzer discovered a vintage photo of the Baker Man atop a sign for Mr. Fifteen Hamburgers in Muncie. We'll guess that the burgers were 15 cents, not 15 ounces.

Baker Man.

Baker Man Statue

The Baker Man statue has a new coat of paint!

[Aubrie and Jerry, 02/06/2016]

Baker Man.

Baker Man Statue

It looks like the giant man is carrying a box of chicken. He has a chef's hat and appears to be happy.

[cydav, 02/08/2015]

Baker Man statue.

Baker Man Statue

The Baker Man Statue was worth the drive. Seen on Jan. 23, 2012.

[Cameron Petersen, 01/26/2012]
Burger Man Statue

The "Burger Man Statue" once held aloft a hamburger, and the original sign below him read "Burger Man."

[Brian S. Wilkinson, 03/24/2010]

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