Metairie, Louisiana: Muffler Man - A King (Gone)

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Directions:
I-10 exit 226, then south on Clearview Pkwy. On the southbound side, just south of the intersection of W. Napoleon Ave. In front of a Notary office that also sells discount auto insurance.
Muffler Man - A King (Gone)
A familiar fiberglass statue in rare, crowned configuration. Downed in 2012 hurricane, reported gone summer 2013. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Muffler Man - A King

Hurricane Isaac (2012) toppled the Muffler Man and decapitated him. It's gone now.

[Wade, 07/05/2013]
Muffler Man - A King

Hurricane Isaac toppled the Muffler Man in Metairie. People have posted of photos on Twitter today. He has been decapitated and knocked down.

[Scott Ladewig, 08/29/2012]

It's the same crowned Muffler Man who appeared to be gloating in the background of newscasts after surviving Hurricane Katrina.

Muffler Man. Muffler Man now a Saints Fan!

The Muffler Man's red shirt and blue pants were fading (and that was a paint job done long after the one in Sal's photo). Appropriately enough, he now wears a gloriously shiny pair of "gold" pants (no, not metallic -- he's not that flashy) and an equally shiny black shirt enhanced with a gold fleur de lis. This is more than just a sports thing, y'all -- after Katrina, the fleur de lis became our symbol, our stars and stripes.

Muffler dude wears it well!!

[Kathy Martello, 10/25/2010]
Muffler Man. Muffler Man with a Crown

The Muffler Man has been repainted. He now has a black shirt with a fleur du Lis on the chest and gold pants. Looks good.

[Andy V, 08/19/2010]

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