Big John No. 2.

Glenn Goode's Big John No. 2

Field review by the editors.

Gainesville, Texas

Type: Big John (28 ft. tall)

Arm position: Standard

Accessories: None

Big John No. 2 is a fiberglass statue originally deployed as a grocery clerk at a midwestern Big John food store. The late Glenn Goode was a big statue fan and collector, and left behind two of these gargantuan boy baggers (displayed without their giant grocery bags).

Glenn passed away in 2014, and his Big People collection remains standing on the front lawn of the property next to his home and sandblasting business. Glenn's will stipulated that the five towering fiberglass figures should remain in place for at least five years before they might be sold.

We're grateful for the extra pilgrimage time, since Glenn's is one of only a handful of places in the world offering a Muffler Men cluster.

We've designated this Big John -- the one without the promo chest lettering -- as No. 2, though he was erected on the property at about the same time as No. 1.

Also see: Glenn Goode's Big People | Big Johns | Muffler Men

Glenn Goode's Big John No. 2

1651 FM 371, Gainesville, TX
From I-35 turn on hwy 82 east, go 4 miles to FM 371 turn left(north) and go less than 2 miles.
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Glenn Goode's Big PeopleGlenn Goode's Big People, Gainesville, TX - < 1 mi.
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