Groveland, Massachusetts: Muffler Man with Ax

One of the suspiciously shrimpy 14-ft. tall Bunyan Muffler Men. Used to wear a hard hat and a shirt with "Yvon" on it; now brandishes an ax.

Valley Tree Service

Address:
1120 Salem St., Groveland, MA
Directions:
Two miles southeast of town on Salem St./MA-97. Strapped to a tree at the entrance to Valley Tree Service, on the north side of the road. Just east of Pub 97 on the south side.
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Ax man.

Muffler Man

This guy's been moved from behind the trees to front and center on the street. He has an International Fiberglass stamp on his leg, and a new name tag, too!

[EM, 04/07/2020]

The name tag identifies the auction house that re-sold the Muffler Man, kind of like a dealer's license plate frame on a used car.

Muffler Man.

Small Paul Bunyan

Paul is back at it with his new ax. He stands about 14 feet tall, tucked in the trees outside Valley Tree Service, a tree removal/pruning company. Nearby attractions include restaurants, an ice cream parlor with a playground, a coffee shop, and a pick-your-own farm.

[C.D., 08/15/2018]

Muffler Man.

Muffler Man formerly named Yvon

His axe is gone. His blind white stare...? A little creepy!

[Fuzzygalore, 08/08/2013]

Now he just plays air axe.

Muffler Man

This muffler man is back. "Yvon" has been scratched off the shirt. The axe appears to be slightly damaged.

[Ralph Hinkley, 11/13/2008]
Muffler Man

Was very excited to see this landmark since there are not a lot of Muffler Men nearby, but the Muffler Man had been sold, no longer at this location. New location unknown.

[Jill V, 07/02/2007]

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