Prescott, Arizona: Muffler Man - Big Johnson

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Address:
947 Fair St., Prescott, AZ
Directions:
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).
Phone:
928-445-5900
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Big Johnson, a Muffler Man.

Muffler Man - Big Johnson
"Big Johnson" -- cowboy muffler man -- is a local landmark. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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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]

Big Johnson.

Muffler Man - Big Johnson

Now a "gaming trading post." They put large "Magic" playing cards in Big Johnson's right hand.

[Mary, 05/03/2014]

Muffler Man with cards.

Big Johnson

The big guy now holds a hand of cards. What a poker face!

It's on Fair St. across from Fry's grocery store.

[Lisa, 08/27/2013]

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