Rapid City, South Dakota: Muffler Man - Stamper Miner (Gone)Large fiberglass statue of a cowboy carries a pick-axe and sports a slick mustache. AKA "Big Ed."
Stamper Black Hills Gold
- Outside of Stamper Black Hills Gold. South of downtown around two miles on US 16, on the right, just south of the intersection of Catron Blvd.
- Store closed, statue reported gone Sep 2015. (Call to verify)
Visitor Tips and News About Muffler Man - Stamper Miner
The Muffler Man in Rapid City is gone. It was sold to someone from Texas who already owns one. So he might pop up somewhere down there.[Robert Florey, 09/29/2015]
Muffler Man - Stamper Miner
The Muffler Man is in good shape. He still has his custom belt buckle and shirt patch, but his jeans are now dark blue.[cydav, 05/12/2015]
The business has closed. "Big Ed" is reported to be going up for auction on May 28, 2015, so he may not be at this location for much longer.
The Muffler Man is still at Cash for Gold location. Holds a miner's pick. In honor of nearby Sturgis, he sports a Harley Davidson belt buckle and shirt patch (Sturgis now has its own muffler man).[Brent Burgess, 08/30/2011]
This Muffler Man is already amply photographed, but thought MM fans out there might enjoy the "worship" pose.[Steve Chappell, 07/18/2010]
Muffler Man, Gold Panner
The muffler man is still in situ, south of Rapid City. Nicely painted with a Harley Davidson belt buckle. The gold panner appears to have moved a couple of miles and is now located about 20 metres from the muffler man.[Rebecca, 09/20/2007]