Metropolis, Illinois: Big John - Grocery Clerk

A well-meaning hulk hoisting car-sized bags of groceries in a supermarket parking lot. His right arm fell off in August 2014; returned from repairs May 2015. Team Field Report

Big John Super Foods Store

1200 E. 5th St., Metropolis, IL
Big John Super Foods Store. East edge of town, on the south side of E. 5th St./US Hwy 45.
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Big John - Grocery Clerk

This is an actual working grocery store so if you go on a Friday like we did, be prepared for the tiny parking lot to be crowded. People drive like lunatics around there too. Go early in the morning or whenever the store is closed.

[Kristen, 09/08/2015]

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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]

Big John statue.

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At the Metropolis Big John's Superstore: Big John holding sacks of groceries.

[Chris S., 10/01/2008]

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Big John statue

A recent view of the Big John grocery clerk giant.

[bfelice, 05/01/2006]

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