Portland, Oregon: Big George the Muffler Man (Gone)

Held a sign advertising the Old Car Museum behind him in Round Top, TX. Big George fell and was damaged in a 2010 storm; sold and moved in Feb. 2016 to a Portland, Oregon collector promising a full restoration.

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Hours:
Not on public display; being restored.
Status:
Gone

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Big George, The Muffler Man

Big George, The Muffler Man is gone! My wife and I went to visit him 9-5-11 on a Labor Day road trip and Big George was gone! A local told us Sterling McCall had auctioned him off a few years ago. So sad!

[Howard Douthey, 09/07/2011]

Muffler Man at the Sterling McCall Old Car Museum

Muffler Man

This brawny he-man invites tourists to visit the car museum he stands next to. This suave stud was featured in the April 30, 2007 Zippy the Pinhead comic strip.

[Kerry Brix, 04/15/2008]

Warrenton Muffler Man.

Muffler Man

There is a classic muffler man in a little central TX town named Warrenton at a small car museum. The muffler man is outside, holding a sign.

[Chris, 11/11/2001]
Big George the Muffler Man

I thought I saw a Muffler Man here last weekend. However the person I was with would not slow down for further inspection. Round Top is in southern TX between Austin and Houston. It looks to be in very good condition. Any one else seen this one?

[Joe Stephens, 05/13/2001]
Big George, the Texaco Man

I have another Big Man at the Sterling McCall Old Car Museum in Round Top ,Texas I'll be happy to send a picture. He has on a Texaco uniform, and my 4 year old Granddaughter named him "Big George".

[Sterling B. McCall, Jr., 11/06/2000]

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