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Lakewood, Wisconsin: Muffler Man (Gone)

Was at Lakewood Hotel, Lakewood, WI -- May 2007 - Sold by owner to a log home company in Rocky Mount, NC.

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Muffler Man on parade float.

Paul Bunyan Muffler Man

Here he is in all his glory, with new prop of an American Flag (and jumbo beer can). Still located in front of the Lakewood Hotel but the sign indicates he might be moving. Good thing he has a ride because that's one big can 'o brew.

[Chris Lynch, 08/14/2004]
Paul Bunyan Bar destroyed in blaze; Muffler Man survives

A fire in Lakewood, Wisconsin gutted Paul Bunyan's Corner Pub, long a home to a Muffler Man, on February 16. The owner, who went back inside the two-story brick building attempting to save his dog, suffered burns and was treated at a local hospital....

[03/19/2004] Complete News Story

Paul Bunyan Muffler Man

The Muffler Man in this town has been there for at least 25 years. In the early '80s his axe was removed as a possible hazard. It was replaced a few years later. I will ask around for a date of placement and get a photo next time I pass through.

[Anthony Petitjean, 01/07/2000]
Muffler Man - Paul Bunyan

There is yet another Muffler Man situated just 13 miles to the south of Wabeno on state hwy. 32 in the town of Lakewood, Wi. This Muffler Man has been standing in 'downtown' Lakewood for as long as I can remember...possibly 20-30 years in front of the local hotel. He stands two stories, what, about twenty feet high.

[Steve Eggert, 09/16/1999]

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