Metropolis, Illinois: Big John - Grocery ClerkA well-meaning hulk hoisting car-sized bags of groceries in a supermarket parking lot, he shames the comparatively puny Superman statue elsewhere in town.
A round-up of gargantuan grocery boys and their overly helpful looming. Roadsideamerica.com Report...
Visitor Tips and News About Big John - Grocery Clerk
Big John the Grocery Clerk stands by the side of the road at the Big John Grocery store in Metropolis Illinois. He looks well cared for and is adjacent to the "Welcome to Metropolis" sign, on the east side of town near Fort Massic.[Erik, 08/19/2011]
At the Metropolis Big John's Superstore: Big John holding sacks of groceries.[Chris S., 10/01/2008]
A recent view of the Big John grocery clerk giant.[bfelice, 05/01/2006]
A quick note to let you know that Big John still exists in Metropolis, Illinois. I've recently returned from the US and used Roadside America as my travel bible whilst driving from Atlanta to Seattle with a friend. Big John does still exist if not perhaps a little weathered.[James Lipscomb, 07/20/1997]
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