Smokin' huge.

Muffler Man - Cowboy

Field review by the editors.

Billings, Montana

Type: Cowboy (22 ft. tall)

Arm position: Standard

Accessories: Cigarette, Stetson Hat, Branding Iron

Smokin' Huge

Billings, Montana seems to be a transit point for burly giants. We monitored two Muffler Men there for years, one moved to Connecticut, the other fell off the radar and was rediscovered. The cowboy currently in Billings is well-maintained, and appears to puff on a cigarette dangling from his lips. Perhaps the only M-Man still smoking two packs a day...


We first became acquainted with this cowboy when he stood next to the World's Largest Covered Wagon in Nebraska. In 2001 he moved to Cody, Wyoming, and as recently as 2006 he could still be seen at the west entrance to that town, in front of G's Cowboy Shop, wearing a red shirt and black stetson, and holding a branding iron. By 2010 he'd been sold to a business owner who was also the custodian of a Burger Family, and he later moved to his current spot in Montana.

Muffler Man - Cowboy

3575 Elk River Rd, Billings, MT
Halfway between Laurel and Billings and can be seen from I-90 south side, around 56th St. West. Exit 427, turn on Elk River Rd. On the left against a building, between two residences.
Private property. Visible from street.
RA Rates:
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