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Pennsylvania

State Town 1st Sighting Type Description Photo Directions
PA Coopersburg 12/12/2018
All Tips
Hybrid

Soda jerk named "Big Chip" works for an ice cream parlor. Made in 2018 by Mark Cline using molds augmented by salvaged M-Man from Canada.
Hands: left hand pivoted to hold ice cream cone
Accessories: hat, ice cream cone, scooper

Halfwit in PA. The Inside Scoop, East side of Third St., between Fairview St. and Spruce Alley.
PA Coplay (Whitehall) 10/19/1997
Halfwit

2008: Gone. 2003: turned up at a store, and was for sale. Note: Tips on this guy are identified with a different town name each time, including: Whitehall, Coplay, Northhampton, and Emmaus. Same place, or M-Man on the move?
(#7962)
Hands: std.
Accessories: hat

Halfwit in PA. Northampton Gallery of Pianos, Whitehall, north of Allentown.
PA Greensburg RA - 1994
All Tips
Hybrid Painted as Pittsburgh Steeler tight end Mark Brunner #87. Started off as # 58 Jack Lambert. Bunyan bought from place in Pittsburgh in 1970; beard painted to look like skin.
Hands: std.
Accessories: No longer wears helmet
Steeler. Westmoreland Tire, US Hwy. 119
PA Kittanning 4/13/2004
All Tips
Classic "Cadet Man" has returned after being hit by a car, leaving stumps for several years. Reported back in 2003. Cowboy hat, bowtie.
Hands: std.
Accessories: hamburger
Cadet Man. NE of Pittsburgh. Cadet Restaurant,  Rt. 422 at Rt. 28.
PA Oaks All Tips
Half Wit Formerly in Seaside Heights until felled and damaged in Hurricane Sandy. Moved to Oaks and restored (sans ax).
Hands: std.
Accessories: none
Half-Wit#2 Arnold's Family Fun Center, 422 Business Center, 2200 West Dr., Oaks, PA
PA Rockwood 2/23/2003
All Tips
Bunyan Scottyland Campground since 1967. Used to wear a kilt.
Hands: std.
Accessories: Uncle Sam top hat, "Welcome Campers" sign.
Scotty Muffler Man. From PA Turnpike Exit #10 (Somerset), take Rt. 281 south 10 miles to New Lexington. At split in road, take Rt. 653 West 1 mile to Scottyland.
PA Uniontown 3/7/1997
All Tips
Bunyan Import-Export Tire Company. "The statue on occasion will hold the terrible tire during football season."
Hands: std.
Accessories: tire
Uniontown. Import-Export Tire Company, Route 51 north, 1 mile out of town
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Rhode Island

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
Description Photo
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RI Lincoln 9/26/2000
All Tips
no! Memory of an area muffler man    
RI Warwick 9/28/2000
All Tips
no! Muffler Man - gone since 1996    
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South Carolina

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
Description Photo
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South Dakota

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
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SD Rapid City

12/10/1996
All Tips

Cowboy "Stamper Miner" - Moved to Tucson, Arizona.
Hands: std.
Accessories: metal rod, branding iron?
Miner.
West side of US Highway 16 approx. 5 mi. SW of Rapid City
SD Sioux Falls 6/16/1997
All Tips
Bunyan "Mr. Bendo." Lives at Buck's Mufflers. Has been dressed as Elvis.
Hands: one arm raised
Accessories: sometimes a tailpipe or bent rod
Mr. Bendo.> 400 South Cliff Avenue, corner of Cliff Ave. and 10th Streets
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Tennessee

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
Description Photo
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TN Calistia 3/21/2000
All Tips
Indian Looks good except for a vertical crack on the outside of his left foot and ankle. Across the parking lot from the M-Man is a pink elephant wearing black-rimmed glasses and holding a martini glass.
Hands: Brave salute
Accessories: none
  I-65, exit 112, second exit from Kentucky state line, south side of road at "Loco Joe's Fireworks.
TN Chattanooga 4/30/2000
All Tips
Classic Outfitted and camouflaged to inspire Paintball Warriors.
Hands: std.
Accessories: Paintball mask and mesh faceguard.
Preview.
Preview.
Sir Goony's Family Fun Center, 5918 E. Brainerd Rd. Entrance is off of Hwy. 11 around the corner.
TN Gallatin 11/1/99
All Tips
Classic MOVED to Gallatin from El Monte, CA in 2015. While at the El Monte Sign Company, went by the name of "Edwin." First sighted without a head -- recapitated by 2000. golf club, cap.
Hands: std.
Accessories: muffler
El Monte.
El Monte Man.
1368 E Broadway, Gallatin, TN
TN Kingsport 3/30/1997
All Tips
Classic "Big Pal,"dressed in white pants and shirt (like a gas station attendant's uniform). Pal's #02 "Sudden Service"
Hands: both up
Accessories: burger
Preview. 1316 Lynn Garden Drive, just before crossing into Weber City, VA
TN Memphis 12/13/1997
All Tips
Big John Several seasonal mobile M-Men reported in Memphis area. Turns out at least one in a "Big John" grocery clerk, sans bags. And he's actually across the state line, in Mississippi.
Hands: --
Accessories: --
  Hwy. 61
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Texas

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
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TX Amarillo 3/24/2004
All Tips
Cowboy- mutant A Cowboy variant with arm wave (identical to Glenn Goode's cowboy), accompanied by a fiberglass steer. Erected in 2004.
Hands: right arm wave, left arm down
Accessories: none
Amarillo Muffler Man.
Amarillo Muffler Man.
Westbound I-40 exit 64. After taking the exit, head east on the access road that runs parallel to the highway. Country Barn BBQ & Steaks.
TX Beaumont 4/22/1998
All Tips
Half Wit At Ken's Mufflers. "Hollywood" painted on his yellow shirt.
Hands: std.
Accessories: muffler
Beaumont. 11th St.
TX Boerne 3/30/1998
All Tips
Cowboy Anderson Trucks.
In front of automobile accessories shop.
Hands: Two, held out in front of body
Accessories: Holds sign for the business.
Boerne.
San Antonio Muffler Man.
Just east of exit 542 of westbound I-10.
TX Canyon 5/29/1998
NA Not a Muffler Man. Tex Randall is claimed to be 47 ft tall, though he's bent over a bit.
Hands: NA
Accessories: none
Tex Randall. I-27 from Amarillo, South to Canyon, follow 87 down the hill, head west on the Hwy. to Hereford, about 1 mile on left.
TX Dallas 10/30/1997
All Tips
Half Wit Stands in front of Ken's Mufflers.
Hands: std.
Accessories: muffler
Ken's Half Wit.
Northwest Hwy. Half Wit.
Ken's Muffler & Brake #1, 3537 W. Northwest Highway (AKA Loop 12) just west of the Marsh intersection.
TX Dallas 3/25/1998
All Tips
Half Wit On the roof of Ken's Mufflers & Shocks.
Hands: std.
Accessories: muffler
Halfwit. Frontage road near the Dolphin Rd exit on Interstate 30 just east/southeast of downtown Dallas
TX Dallas 5/29/98
All Tips
Classic Bud & Ben's Muffler and Front End Service
Hands: std.
Accessories: muffler
Dallas.
Muffler Man on I-35.
Bud & Ben's Muffler and Front End Service, I-35E Illinois Avenue exit.
TX Dallas All Tips Half Wit On a pole, the sign rotates, Ken's Muffler and Brakes
Hands: std.
Accessories: muffler
Ken's Half Wit. Ken's Muffler and Brakes, 4212 N. Central Expressway (I-75) and N. Fitzhugh Avenue
TX Gainesville Uniroyal Gal Uniroyal Gal.  
TX Gainesville 4/21/1997
All Tips
Cowboy - mutant "Glenn Goode" - in front of Glenn Goode's fiberglass and sandblasting business. Here since 1971. Now arranged with a Uniroyal Gal and two Big Johns. Head is 2nd generation mold taken from M-Man in Kenton (now gone); hands are molded based on Ken's Mufflers half-wit in Dallas.
Hands: right hand waving
Accessories: none
Glen Goode guy. Located North East of Gainesville at 1651 FM 371, which is on farm to market road 371, 1.5 miles North of US 82 and east of town.
TX Lamesa 1/11/2002
All Tips
Uniroyal Gal A Uniroyal Gal fiberglass statue is attired as a Lamesa Golden Tornado cheerleader.
Accessories: none
On Business US 87 on south side of downtown Lamesa.
TX Round Top 11/6/2000
All Tips
Bunyan May be a Texaco Big Friend.
Hands:?
Accessories: ?
  4212 S. State Highway 237
TX San Angelo 12/13/1997
All Tips
Bunyan "Mr. Bendo" - won in a divorce settlement by Marvin Fillip. Originally on top of his parts and muffler shop downtown.
Hands: std.
Accessories: muffler
San Angelo Mr. Bendo. SW of San Angelo on Mertzon Hwy. 67, south side of the Hwy. in front of Marvin's shop.
TX San Antonio 11/21/1998
All Tips
Indian overseeing sales at Red McComb's used car lot.
Hands: salute
Accessories: none
San Antonio.
San Antonio.
NW side of town at loop 410, inside loop and across freeway from Landry's Seafood House. Westbound, exit at Evers Rd., U-turn. Eastbound, Rolling Ridge exit.
TX Sanger 02/10/2000
MOVED
All Tips
Cowboy MOVED to Amarillo, TX. Was in rural area in front of a Sandblasting Co. owned by Darin Goode.
Hands: waving
Accessories: none
Sanger. Between Denton & Sanger on I-35 at exit 475a (southbound only) for FM156.
TX Sherman 02/10/2000
All Tips
Cowboy Located in rural area in front of Jay Dee Goode Custom Sandblasting.
Hands: waving
Accessories: none
Sherman. Northwest of Sherman at 2774 Plainview Road, 1/10 mile west of FM 1417. Plainview rd. parallels and is 1.5 miles North of US 82. This is just Southeast of the Grayson County Airport
TX Tool 4/18/2004
All Tips
Cowboy MOved to Zephyrhills, FL. Old: Cowboy's Pawn Shop (and auto sales). Also reported as in Seven Points, which is north of Tool.
Hands: std.
Accessories: none
Tool Muffler Man. SE of Dallas -- State Highway 274 west of Cedar Creek Reservoir, 23 miles northwest of Athens.
TX Warrenton 11/11/2001
All Tips
Classic In front of a small auto museum. Painted to look like a 1950s Texaco service station attendant.
Hands: std.
Accessories: Sign for museum
Warrenton Muffler Man  
TX Waxahachie 10/4/1998
11/1/1999
All Tips
Indian Visit Report
"School mascot is an old chief auto parts man saluting in the end zone of the high school football field."
Hands: salute
Accessories: ?
Brave M-Man
Indian.
Located at Waxahachie High School football field. South of Dallas off I35 on US 77 1-2 blocks south of US287 bypass.
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Utah

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
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UT Helper 9/22/1997
All Tips
Half Wit "Big John" is painted entirely black -- representing coal. In front of Helper Civic Auditorium.
Hands: std.
Accessories: mining helmet, pick ax
Coal Man. Main St.
UT Layton 9/28/2001
All Tips
Roman Lancer Since 1993, visible once a year during high school homecoming. Student officers must get city council ordinance each year to display him on school roof.
Hands: ?
Accessories: lance
  440 Lancer Lane.
UT Saint George 6/11/1997
All Tips
Bunyan REPORTED GONE 8/19/2002 - Mascot over a motorcycle shop. St. George Cycle, next to Burger King.
Hands: std.
Accessories: none
St. George Bunyan. 968 East St. George Blvd., Suite B
UT Salt Lake City 6/1/2002
All Tips
? Unconfirmed
Hands: 2 left hands.
Accessories: ?
  SW corner of 300 West Street and either 500 or 600 North Street.
UT Salt Lake City 12/1/2015
All Tips
Mutant Muffler Man, perhaps missing lower half, resembles Star Trek's Mr. Spock.
Hands: std.
Accessories: Star Fleet uniform
  257 W 3300 S
UT Wendover 11/15/96
All Tips
Classic GONE: Same as M-Man in Wendover, NV, though reported to technically be in Utah. No longer a clown, sadly.
Hands: std.
Accessories: cowboy hat
Clown. In front of a pawn shop along Wendover Blvd (the 80 Business loop). Just over the state line in Utah.
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Virginia

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
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VA Bedford 2/22/2017
All Tips

Cline Classic

 

Mark Cline variant on the 14-ft. Muffler Man.

Hands: right hand vertical
Accessories: baseball, baseball cap, golf club

Homer the Muffler Man. 954 Burks Hill Rd
VA Chincoteague Uniroyal Gal (moved to Kingsville, MD 1990s; sold, moved to Livingston, IL 2015)
VA Natural Bridge   All Tips Mutant

Ice Cream Muffler Man, the same Ice Cream mutant from Roanoke. Now indoors at Enchanted Castle Studios.

Hands: right hand sideways
Accessories: Ice Cream Cone

Ice Cream Man.
Ice Cream mutant.
Mark Cline's Enchanted Castle Studios, I-81 exit 180, 1/2 mile on right.
VA Natural Bridge 6/20/2004
All Tips

Bunyan (head)

 

Just a head, but has been grafted onto a Battle Mech at times.

Hands: none
Accessories: stargoggles and helmet

Battle Mech Muffler head. Mark Cline's Enchanted Castle Studios, I-81 exit 180, 1/2 mile on right.
VA Newport News 11/6/1997
All Tips
Classic Outside Auto Muffler King, red shirt, blue pants.
Hands: std.
Accessories: crown, muffler

King.
5835 Jefferson Ave., about 1 mile south of Mercury Blvd.
VA Roanoke 1/9/1998
All Tips
Bunyan Insider's Report
Williamson Road Service Center. Reported "the big guy" has been there since the 1940s when the building was a Paul Bunyan Tire dealership. Hands: std.
Accessories: Christmas wreath, flag
Roanoke Bunyan.
Muffler Man.
3110 Williamson Road, west side of Rt. 11 North
VA Roanoke 3/8/1998
All Tips
Mutant Ice Cream Muffler Man.
Diner reported closed 3/99, M-Man gone. Hands: right hand sideways
Accessories: ice cream cone
Ice Cream Man. 2 blocks from the Farmers Market and Center in the Square in downtown Roanoke. Star City Diner, 8 Campbell Avenue Southeast.
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Washington

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
Description Photo
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Directions
WA Everett 2/8/1998
All Tips
Classic Muffler Man Profile
Hands: std.
Accessories: none
Everett M-Man. Stevedoring Services-America at 1110 Hewitt Ave., just west of Marine View Dr.
WA Puyallup 7/17/1997
All Tips
Bunyan "...acquired him around 1991 from a motel in downtown Puyallup after his ankles were broken in a windstorm"
Hands: std.
Accessories: ax
Bunyan. Paul Bunyan Rifle and Sportsman Club
WA Shelton 3/25/1998
All Tips
Bunyan Fully restored Paul, 20 feet tall, 3" steel tube throughout, resting on a single axle trailer with a hydraulic erector. Appears in Forest Festival Parade.
Hands: std.
Accessories: ax
parade boy.  
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West Virginia

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
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WV Elkins 4/10/1999
Bunyan Reported in 1999 at Lumberjack Restaurant. 2006 reports he is gone.
Hands: arm surgery
Accessories: ax
   
WV Parkersburg 4/26/1999
All Tips
Indian Cherokee Used Car Village.
Hands: "how" greeting
Accessories: ax
Parkersburg,WV Intersection of hwy. 95 and 14, south of town.
WV Richwood

1990
All Tips

Bunyan Richwood High School's mascot is the Lumberjack, and a modified Muffler Man stands next to the scoreboard at the football field.
Hands: std.
Accessories: ax
High school scoreboard Bunyan. Richwood High School football field. 1 Valley Ave, south of W Main St/Rt. 39.
WV Unger 8/17/2004
All Tips
Classic Transplanted from the Midas Muffler Shop in Whittier, CA, to George and Pam Farnham's yard in 2004. Report
Hands: std.
Accessories: crown, muffler
Crowned Midas Man. 14633 Winchester Grade Road. From Berkeley Springs, go S. on 522 for 2 miles to Winchester Grade Rd. Rt. 13 -- take it 14 miles to the Unger Store and turn left, go 1 1/2 miles.
WV Unger 2006 Cluster George and Pam Farnham's cluster of giant statues now includes a Big John (from Benton, IL), Santa Claus (from Dallas, TX), and Surfer Dude.   From Berkeley Springs, go S. on 522 for 2 miles to Winchester Grade Rd. Rt. 13 -- take it 14 miles to the Unger Store and turn left, go 1 1/2 miles.
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Wisconsin

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
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WI Clinton 6/24/1999
All Tips
Bunyan

July 2016: Sold, moved to IL for repair. June 2010 - Stored in woods.

Stands in a campground. Blue shirt and cap.
Hands: std.
Accessories: double-bladed ax

clinton. Camp supposedly along E. State Line Rd.
WI Lake Delton - Wisconsin Dells RA - 1985
All Tips
Hybrid Was once an Indian chief; now a Trojan soldier.
Hands: right arm upraised
Accessories: go cart held aloft
Trojan Man. Big Chief Go Cart #2, Wisconsin Dells.
WI Lakewood

6/16/1999
All Tips

Bunyan

May 2007 - moved to NC

20-30 years in front of the local hotel. Stood in front of the Paul Bunyan Corner Pub until a fire gutted it in Feb. 2004. Saved and now in front of the Lakewood Hotel.
Hands: std.
Accessories: Ax

Lakewood Man.  
WI Oshkosh 7/21/1998
All Tips
Bunyan "...of the Tire Repairman type..." Here since ~1985. Reported still here!
Hands: std.
Accessories: none
Oshkosh Muffler Man. FASCO (Factory Authorized Service Co.), 1975 West Snell Rd. Off Highway 45 at Exit 110.
WI Spooner 5/22/1997
All Tips
Cowboy "Mel" is a cowboy who used to be at Mel's 66 station on the south end of town.
A back view. Hands: std.
Accessories: none
Spooner Cowboy. Bulik's Amusements, go-cart/waterslide park on Hwy. 63 just north of downtown Spooner
WI Wabeno 5/22/1997
All Tips
Bunyan "Larry the Logroller"
Hands: std.
Accessories: Logger's pick
Logroller. Wabeno Logging Museum
WI West Bend 7/4/2004
All Tips
?

A muffler man head peers out from a 3rd floor window at the Stomping Grounds Pub.

Hands: none
Accessories: none

  Hwy 33, Called Washington St. in town. On the same side of the street and a bit west of the KFC. Right across the street from Fleet Farm.
WI Wisconsin Dells 7/19/2003
All Tips
Cowboy
Mutant

Mutant head, vague discrepancies everywhere else.

Hands: gun toting
Accessories: pistol

Dells Cowboy Muffler Man. Right behind the Resort in front of Knuckleheads Family Entertainment Center.
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Wyoming

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
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WY Cody 10/21/2001
All Tips
Cowboy

Moved to Billings, MT. 2010- Reported gone.
Hands: std.
Accessories: branding iron

Cody Man. On south side of US 14, west entrance to town, in front of G's Cowboy Shop.
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Canada

State Town 1st Sighting M-Man
Type
Description Photo
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Directions
BC Charlie Lake - Fort St. John All Tips Bunyan, no beard In front of Clarke Sawmill.
Hands: std.
Accessories: Helmet, axe on long pole.
 

A few kilometers north of Fort St. John, British Columbia, on the Alaska Highway - Highway 97, Mile 62.

ON Fonthill 6/7/2003
All Tips
Canuck Headed AKA Mr. Furnace
Hands: std.
Accessories: branding iron
  Corner of Hwy. 20 and Hwy. 406.
PQ Iberville 5/19/2001
All Tips
Canuck Headed Coke holding Frenchy-headed Canadian M-Man
Hands: std.
Accessories: Coke Can and Hot Dog
Coke man.

Route 133 close to the town of Saint Sebastien, Quebec.
Vermont: 89 North over the Canadian Border up 135.


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