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Prescott, Arizona: Muffler Man: Cowboy Big John Team Field Report

947 Fair St., Prescott, AZ
From downtown Prescott: Take Gurley St. west to Grove St. Turn right onto Grove and drive 1 mi. to Fair St. Turn left on Fair and it's on left side (across from Fry's supermarket).
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Big Johnson, a Muffler Man.

Muffler Man: Cowboy Big John

"Big John" -- cowboy muffler man -- is a local landmark. Formerly "Big Johnson," he has promoted a succession of business owners with various items in his hands. Report...

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Big John, Flooring Expert.

Big Johnson

Big Johnson is now Big John, the Hardwood Flooring Expert. He is holding what appears to be a piece of hardwood flooring and a trowel for spreading adhesive on a floor.

[Rod Anderson, 06/07/2022]

Big Johnson, masked, 2020.

Big Johnson the Muffler Man

Big Johnson is now wearing a mask for Covid-19.

[Sandy Wilder, 09/15/2020]

Muffler Man in Las Vegas, late 1960s.

Muffler Men - The Vegas Years

I recently came across two photos of Muffler Men in Las Vegas, from the mid- to late-1960s, while doing research for my FB page "Nevada Armored Transport." Both Muffler Men were on the Las Vegas Strip at Phillips 66 service stations; one was just north of the Stardust Hotel and Casino, and the other was just south of the Aladdin Hotel and Casino. Both service stations no longer exist.

[Felix Lenox, 10/26/2017]

It's possible this was a single mobile Muffler Man, carted around and parked temporarily in front of gas stations for grand openings or special promotions. The Vegas gas stations are long gone; this Muffler Man might be the same one in Prescott, Arizona since the early 1970s.

Big Johnson.

Muffler Man - Big Johnson

The game store is closed.

[Leslie, 11/16/2016]

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