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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

938 Salem St., Groveland, MA
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. Look for the small Northern Tree sign. Set back from the road, at the near end of the driveway at the front of the back lot.
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Restoration of Paul Bunyan Muffler Man, 2023.

Muffler Man with Ax

Was in the shop in September, 2023, being repaired, but if you ask, the tree service will let you in.

[Chris Jones, 10/05/2023]

Paul Bunyan Muffler Man, 2023.

Muffler Man with an Ax

He is standing by a truck. Pull in the driveway and look to the left.

[Par&Mike, 09/19/2023]

Muffler Man With Axe.

Muffler Man With Axe

I followed the directions from the tip in October 2020 and pulled into the parking lot to find him. I guess he hasn't moved in the last few years.

[Michelle, 07/06/2023]

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.

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