Lake View, Mississippi: State Line Big John

A gargantuan grocery clerk, normally found outside Big John supermarkets, has been moved here and is ready to carry your bags across state lines.
Address:
US Hwy 61, Lake View, MS
Directions:
On the west side of US Hwy 61, right on the Tennessee-Mississippi state line.
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Big John. Big John

Saw the Big John on MS highway 61 with a new paint job.

[Roman, 11/09/2011]

27 feet tall, Big John was known as "Gutterman" when he previously stood in Memphis. He was purchased about ten years ago by Dale Wilson and moved to his current spot, where advertises a seasonal fireworks stand. He remains all year long.

Big John. Big John

This is the latest paint job for Big John.

[leo cecil, 01/19/2010]
Big John

Currently Big John is being painted. Since he does not appear to be metal the primer and touch-up paint is grey and red. Big John stands in a truck parking lot and whether north or south bound you can access the parking lot to get up to see him. Have fun everybody.

[Karen & Jim (St Louis), 09/02/2009]
Big John. Big John

Big John is still there and he looks pretty good! Saw him this afternoon.

[Andy, 06/01/2009]
Big John

The big guy is still up but now features a square section (about the size of one of his hands?) cut out of the middle of his chest. Why chest is cut is unclear.

[James Curry, 11/10/2007]

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