Nitro, West Virginia: Paul Bunyan and Babe

Fiberglass versions of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox. Paul was salvaged from a restaurant chain; Babe appears to be an original.

Town and Country Supply

Address:
4400 1st Ave, Nitro, WV
Directions:
Town and Country Supply. I-64 Nitro exit 45, go north towards Poca. Statues are on the west side of Rt. 25.
Phone:
304-755-3520
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Paul Bunyan and Babe

Paul Bunyan and Babe statutes, originally located at Exit 39 truck stop in Teays Valley/Hurricane, are displayed here. Town & Country Supply displays antique collectibles around its walls. Visitors can also pick up an information sheet on the history of Nitro, and Explosives Plant C (a WWI munitions plant).

[Nathan Wills, 08/03/2017]

Bunyan and Babe.

Paul Bunyan and Babe

It's located at an adorable little feed store.

[Nicki, 02/02/2016]

Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox.

Paul Bunyan and Babe

Always fun for a little one, especially if you share the story of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox.

[DBB, 08/29/2014]

Paul Bunyan and Babe.

Paul Bunyan and Babe

Paul and Babe appear to be running from something...though just what remains a mystery. This was pretty creepy at night.

[Kait, 06/05/2012]

Babe and Bunyan.

Paul Bunyan and Babe

Babe and Paul are on a hillside beside Town & Country Supply overlooking Route 25 for all to see. Just a stone's throw from the Nitro exit of Interstate 64 headed toward Poca -- home of the Poca Dots!

[Anne K., 02/11/2012]

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