Aloha, Oregon: Harvey The Giant Rabbit

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Harvey Marine

Address:
21250 SW Tualatin Valley Hwy., Aloha, OR
Directions:
Hwy 217 exit 2A onto Canyon Rd/Hwy 8. Drive west for five miles. On the left, just past 211th St.
Phone:
503-649-5551
RA Rates:
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Harvey the Rabbit.

Harvey The Giant Rabbit
Harvey the Rabbit is an old "Texaco Big Friend" statue with a rabbit's head. Thus disguised, it survived the corporate statue purges of the 1960s. It's an offshoot of the Muffler Men. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [04/11/2010]

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Harvey the Giant Rabbit.

Harvey the Giant Rabbit

It doesn't look like like Ed's boat business is open any more, and now Harvey is holding a coffee cup with the logo of a tiny coffee shop in the parking lot next door.

[Kayti McMyermick, 09/29/2019]

Harvey Marine closed in 2017 when Ed Harvey died. The Harvey family still owns the property and wants to turn the old boat business into a restaurant. They have said that Harvey the Rabbit isn't going anywhere.

Harvey the Rabbit Man.

Harvey the Rabbit

I remember when the statue went up...it was a Texaco serviceman, not a muffler guy. He was complete with a Texaco Star dress military-style hat and Texaco service uniform colors.

Lots of us who didn't know Mr. Harvey at the time were surprised to see the rabbit head replace the Texaco noggin, but we made the connection between the Broadway play "Harvey" and the name of the business.

Mr. Harvey has often used the statue in constructive and civic-minded ways.

[Hugh O'Donnell, 11/08/2009]

Harvey the Rabbit.

Harvey The Giant Humanoid Rabbit

Harvey The Giant Humanoid Rabbit is still standing on the south side of Hwy 8. There's room for a car to pull over in from of Harvey Marine, but difficult to get a "full body" photo from that close. You might get a full shot from the north side of the highway, if you get a break in traffic.

[Michael Sussman, 08/10/2007]

Harvey the Rabbit.

Harvey the Rabbit

Harvey the Rabbit is still located outside Harvey Marine.

[Joe Boulter, 10/02/2006]

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