Mrs. and Mr. Goode and the Cowboy.
Mrs. and Mr. Goode and the Cowboy.

Glenn Goode's Cowboy Muffler Man

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Gainesville, Texas

Type: Cowboy (22 ft. tall)

Arm position: Right arm waving, left arm down

Accessories: Stetson Hat

This fiberglass guy in a cowboy hat is one of Glenn Goode's earliest acquisitions, bought in 1971 from a Garland, Texas go-cart track. The head is regulation Muffler Man style -- Glenn cast it from a Muffler Man in Canton, Texas. The arms are not standard muffler- or ax-bearing. And the pants are pressed and pleated.

Glenn's ingenuity in cobbling together Muffler Men parts from different sources has also led to some non-standard hybrids. None of Glenn's five fiberglass giants is a truly orthodox Muffler Man, but who's quibbling? His line-up is unique.

Glenn passed away in 2015; his Big People remain on display and easily visible to the public.

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

Glenn Goode's Cowboy Muffler Man

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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Nearby Offbeat Places

Glenn Goode's Big John No. 2Glenn Goode's Big John No. 2, Gainesville, TX - < 1 mi.
Glenn Goode's Big PeopleGlenn Goode's Big People, Gainesville, TX - < 1 mi.
Glenn Goode's Hatless Muffler ManGlenn Goode's Hatless Muffler Man, Gainesville, TX - < 1 mi.
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Town Named To Get Free Satellite TV, DISH, TX - 39 mi.

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