Calgary, Alberta, Canada: Cowboy Muffler Man

Recently restored, this big buckaroo holds not a rifle (or a muffler) but a big shovel, advertising his new owner's tunneling business.

Calgary Tunneling and Horizontal Augering

Address:
9424 60 St. SE, Calgary, AB, Canada
Directions:
Calgary Tunneling and Horizontal Augering. In the South Foothills industrial area. From 52 St. SE (in the vicinity of Glenmore Trail), turn east on 90 Ave. Drive a half-mile and turn right on 60 St. Continue one mile to the end of the road, past the blue and grey office building. Cowboy Muffler Man stands watch over the office entrance and parking lot. He can also be seen in passing from the recently-realigned 94/106 Ave., west of the bridge over the irrigation canal.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
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Visited the Muffler Man in Calgary with a buddy and took some photos. He was cold, but standing tall and looking good.

[WayneOnTheRoad, 01/28/2016]
Cowboy Muffler Man

There is a retired Phillips 66 Cowboy Muffler Man that has been hidden in Calgary for 15 years. In the late 1960s the owner of a mobile home business in Edmonton purchased the cowboy from a Phillips 66 station in the U.S. and moved him to Canada. It stood for many years at the mobile home business until it closed around 1999. The cowboy was then moved to the owner's farm -- until the farm was purchased by the Muffler Man's current owner. He had the cowboy restored and moved him to his business in Calgary where he has stood ever since.

[Joel Baker, 02/19/2015]

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