Agawam, Massachusetts: Muffler Man - Big White Guy Team Field Report

485 Springfield St., Agawam, MA
On the south side of Hwy 147/Springfield St., set back from the road in a little strip mall across from an equally little American Legion park. About a half-mile south of North St. and a mile north of Mill St.
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Top-hatted Muffler Man.

Muffler Man - Big White Guy
Big fiberglass statue in snappy white suit and top hat, locally known as Plantation Man (He once stood in front of the Plantation Inn). Sold Nov. 2013, moved to its current spot in early Oct. 2015. Report...

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All White Muffler Man

This hybrid Muffler Man is no longer standing at this location. No word on where he went, or if he was destroyed.

[Steve M, 09/12/2015]

The motel that owned this Muffler Man was sold at auction in late 2013, so we're not surprised that he's gone -- we just hope that he pops up soon, somewhere.

Chicopee Muffler Man.

Top-Hatted Mutant Muffler Man

In a former life, this statue was the Uncle Sam that stood in front of Mutual Ford in Springfield, MA, until 1999. Now painted completely white, with a softish-Muffler Man head and top hat. He appears to be a mix of liquor branding gentility: the top-hatted Johnny Walker with the white-suited Jack Daniels. The catchphrase of The Plantation Inn is "Southern hospitality in New England." The Big White Guy appears to serve as a visual marker for the C-5As that lumber continuously overhead, landing at a nearby Air Force base.

[ Team, 07/19/2005]

Chicopee Man.

Top-Hatted Mutant Muffler Man

The big guy identified in an earlier tip.

[Rich Birley, 05/19/2001]

This is a puzzling mixture of "Service Station Man" arm positioning, and an ersatz M-Man head with overly defined eyes, nose and lips...

Muffler Man

A very tall Muffler Man-type statue greets you as you exit the Massachusetts Turnpike tollbooth at the Route 291 exit in Chicopee/Springfield. It has a good resemblance to Abraham Lincoln, if he were dressed up as a waiter. The statue is dressed in an all-white suite with a white top hat. It's waving at you, apparently welcoming you to the city or congratulating you for surviving the most boring part of the Turnpike.

[Doug Grandin, 04/15/2001]

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Fame Reaches for McKinley's HeadFame Reaches for McKinley's Head, Springfield, MA - 3 mi.
Private Monument to Rocky MarcianoPrivate Monument to Rocky Marciano, Springfield, MA - 3 mi.
Dr. Seuss National Memorial GardenDr. Seuss National Memorial Garden, Springfield, MA - 3 mi.
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Traffic Control Tower, Meriden, CT - 39 mi.

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