El Monte, California: Muffler Man

Classic towering fiberglass statue made in the 1960s to promote roadside businesses.
Address:
2710 Santa Anita Ave., El Monte, CA
Directions:
South of I-10/San Bernadino Freeway, exit to N. Santa Anita, head south, S. of E. Garvey Ave.
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El Monte Muffler Man

The El Monte Muffler Man is still here, but don't go when the business is closed, because it's behind a fence and it's pretty hard to see if the fence is shut!

[Leonor, 07/19/2010]
Muffler Man. El Monte Muffler Man

Here is a recent photo of the El Monte Muffler Man.

[J. Ozwald Graves, 05/15/2006]
El Monte Muffler Man. El Monte Man

The head has indeed been restored. The man's name, according to an employee, is "Edwin." He (the employee) enthusiastically encouraged us to come within the fencing and take as many pictures as we wanted. So we did. Enthusiastically.

[Ashley and Ozwald Graves, 05/18/2005]
El Monte Man.  Muffler Man - The head is back

The El Monte Muffler Man has been repaired; his head is back where it belongs! He's now sporting a golf club! He seems to be smaller than 18 feet tall. Could just be my imagination, though.

[Alan Franzman, 10/29/2000]
Muffler Man - Without Head

New Muffler Man sighting just in time for Halloween. The headless Muffler Man. Located in sunny California. 2710 Santa Anita Avenue, El Monte, CA at El Monte Sign Company.

[Alan Franzman, 10/30/1999]

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