Metropolis, Illinois: Big John - Grocery Clerk (In Transition)A well-meaning hulk hoisting car-sized bags of groceries in a supermarket parking lot. His right arm fell off in August 2014, and he's currently gone for repairs.
Big John Super Foods Store
- Big John Super Foods Store. East edge of town, on the south side of E. 5th St./US Hwy 45.
- 2015: Currently gone for repairs.
- In Transition
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
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]
Big John statue
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]