Hat Creek, California: Muffler Man

Classic towering fiberglass statue made in the 1960s to promote roadside businesses.
Address:
Hwy 89, Hat Creek, CA
Directions:
Highway 89, in the town of Hat Creek, located about halfway between the junctions of Hwy 44 and Hwy 299. On the west side of the highway at Gatewood Road, a driveway to a mobile home park.
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Muffler Man

What Roger neglected to mention is that "the big guy" is directly across the state highway from a working cattle ranch. The cowboy overlooks a loading chute and has caught the attention of many bovine residents.

[Janne AKA favorite sis in law, 09/24/2009]
Muffler Man. Muffler Man

Here he is! The Hat Creek Muffler Man just erected. Freshly renovated and transformed into a cowboy; formerly a mechanic in Dunsmuir, CA. He's attracting lots of attention and will soon have a picnic table nearby for visitors to enjoy.

[Roger Sleight, 06/07/2009]
Muffler Man

The muffler man of Dunsmuir, CA has been purchased and is now undergoing some restoration and a transformation into a cowboy. He will be standing again very soon in the vicinity of Hat Creek, CA along state highway 89 about halfway between the junctions of highway 299 and highway 44.

[Roger Sleight, 04/22/2009]
Muffler Man

Just a little note to let you know that the Dunsmuir, CA muffler man is gone. The business is closed and there is no muffler man to be found.

[Mike Melnychuk, 12/18/2006]
Muffler Man

Muffler man was down when I was in Dunsmuir last -- that was in January. The wind may have gotten him. I don't know.

[Jasper, 03/06/2006]

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