Groveland, Massachusetts: Muffler Man with Ax

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

Northern Tree Service

Address:
1120 Salem St., Groveland, MA
Directions:
Northern Tree Service. Two miles southeast of town on Salem St./MA-97. On the north side, just east of Pub 97 on the south side. Set back from the road to the near end of the driveway at the front of the back lot.
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Muffler Man.

Dave the Muffler Man

I went over to Groveland on October 25, 2020, and the Muffler Man has been moved from the street to the near end of the driveway (front of the back lot). Also, the company is now Northern Tree Service.

[Larry Cultrera, 10/30/2020]

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]

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