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AtlantaMuffler Men: American Giants Ep. 3

The A.G. Team prowls Atlanta IL's nostalgic Rt. 66 main street, loaner home of the Hot Dog Muffler Man.

American Giants 3.
BurbankMuffler Men: American Giants Ep. 8

Two Chicago area Muffler Men get their American Giants road trip close-ups, including the mutant Frankenstein Muffler Man at Haunted Trails.

American Giants 6.
ChicagoMuffler Men: American Giants Ep. 7

Chicago fiberglass giants visited -- Eye Care Indian, and a rooftop Mr. Bendo, still incomplete after a windstorm cut him in half.

American Giants 6.
Crystal LakeMuffler Men: American Giants Ep. 5

Documenting a Chicago area cluster in Crystal Lake, including an Indian and a Bunyan of dubious purity.

American Giants 5.
Crystal LakeMuffler Men: American Giants Ep. 6

Further documenting a Chicago area cluster in Crystal Lake, a Bunyan formerly in Melrose Park. Bonus stop at Lamb's Farm, Libertyville, IL.

American Giants 6.
EssexJack Barker: Inspiration from Junk

Jack Barker shows us some of his junk art sculptures and talks about his ideas.

Jack Barker's Metal Menagerie.
PeoriaMuffler Men: American Giants Ep. 4

Further travels up Route 66 - a statue-seeking stop in Peoria for its Uniroyal Gal.

American Giants 4.
SpringfieldMuffler Men: American Giants Ep. 2

Joel and the A.G. Team continue on their journey of enlightenment, concentrating on the Lauterbach Muffler Man, decapitated in a tornado.

American Giants 2.

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December 18, 2014

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