Largo, Florida: Muffler Man: The Big Man (In Transition)A bearded rooftop Bunyan who holds not one, but two tires. One of the clan of fiberglass giants that brandish axes and auto parts across our great nation. 2014-2016 tips indicate he is no longer displayed.
- 11900 Starkey Rd, Largo, FL
- On the corner of Starkey Rd and Walsingham Rd in Largo.
- August 2014-2016: Statue reported missing. (Call to verify)
- In Transition
Visitor Tips and News About Muffler Man: The Big Man
Drove past today and the parts store is being remodeled. No sign of the Muffler Man. Hopefully he'll be back when the renovations are complete.[Jeremy, 01/25/2015]
This Muffler Man used to be Paul Bunyan, and held a big ax. He was part of a larger collection on display at Webb's City, "The world's most unusual drug store," in St. Petersburg. The only remnants of Webb's City are the parking lot and Doc Webb's penthouse apartment at 1st Ave S. and 9th St.[Tom Mitchell, 01/28/2013]
We remember, after seeing an old post card for Webb's City, our disappointment that it was long gone...
Muffler Man - The Big Man
The Muffler Man on the roof of an auto repair shop has held a pair of tires for a long time, and has become an icon for the business. A nearby poster depicts a line art version of the statue for "The Big Man Inc."[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 03/08/2011]
Muffler Man holding 2 tires on the roof at Starkey Road used auto parts.[Carla Wilson, 09/18/2009]
The Muffler man is still on top of the Starkey Road Auto Salvage. He is still holding the two tires.[Chris Krollage, 03/13/2004]