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Dome entrance Lumberjack statue.

Lumberjack Muffler Man: Formerly Indoors

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Flagstaff, Arizona

Type: Bunyan (20 ft. tall)

Indoor Lumberjack statue.

Arm position: Standard

Accessories: Double-sided Ax

Northern Arizona University owns two Bunyan Muffler Men, originals from the Lumberjack Restaurant (where the earliest of Muffler Men appeared). The two statues were donated to the University's Lumberjack Stadium in the late 1970s when the restaurant got new owners who renamed it Granny's Closet.

The Muffler Men have been pressed into service supporting school spirit for the Lumberjacks, who now play in the J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome.

One statue stands outside the Dome entrance. The second, indoor lumberjack was previously protected from the weather, though not from stray basketballs. He was displaced during 2018 stadium renovations, and briefly had his head stolen, before also being moved outside in 2021.

Lumberjack Muffler Man: Formerly Indoors

J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome

1701 S San Francisco St, Flagstaff, AZ
J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome. I-40 exit 195 onto I-17, then quick first right exit onto McConnell Drive. The Walkup Skydome will be on your right; the Muffler Man stands on the south side, in the trees, to the west of the more visible Muffler Man near the Skydome entrance.
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