Joshua Tree, California: Big Josh: Bearded Cowboy Muffler Man

Formerly of Mecca, California, the fiberglass cowboy giant was sold in May 2017, moved to Joshua Tree February 2018 -- where he was christened Big Josh. March 2020: Virus fight tribute in rubber gloves and surgical mask.

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61943 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA
The Station. 29 Palms Hwy and El Reposo St.
213-804-7894 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Big Josh in Halloween costume.

Big Josh: Muffler Man

Big Josh at The Station is all decked out for Halloween.

[S Winston, 10/30/2019]

If vampires were as big as Big Josh, the only necks big enough for their fangs would belong to other Muffler Men.

Cowboy Muffler Man.

Big Josh: Muffler Man

Big Josh the Muffler Man is on Route 62 in Joshua Tree.

[Jody, 08/04/2019]

This was formerly a nameless, headless Muffler Man elsewhere in California. He was given a head in 2014 and a name in 2018.

Muffler Man.

Muffler Man

Big Josh of Joshua Tree stands at a renovated 1949 service station. The souvenir/coffee shop is called The Station. Big Josh is the cowboy who formerly stood in Mecca, California.

[Steve Halterman, 07/03/2018]

Muffler Man.

Cowboy Muffler Man

Shiny new man with a golden shirt at The Station in Joshua Tree.

[gigi, 04/17/2018]

The bearded M-Man was formerly headless, and was moved to The Station -- a converted 1946 gas station -- in February 2018.

Muffler Man

A Muffler Man formerly in Mecca, California, is now on Highway 62 in Joshua Tree. He is freshly decked out with cowboy duds.

[Jim Atkins, 03/03/2018]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Beauty Bubble Hair and Beauty Museum and SalonBeauty Bubble Hair and Beauty Museum and Salon, Joshua Tree, CA - < 1 mi.
World Famous Crochet MuseumWorld Famous Crochet Museum, Joshua Tree, CA - < 1 mi.
Murtle The TurtleMurtle The Turtle, Joshua Tree, CA - < 1 mi.
In the region:
Lincoln Memorial Shrine, Redlands, CA - 50 mi.

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