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Paradise, California: Muffler Car (Gone)

Someone went to the trouble, apparently many years ago, to build a full-size car that resembles a big car muffler. You could sit in it, if you don't mind getting your pants dirty.

Kelly's Paradise Mufflers

Kelly's Paradise Mufflers. South edge of downtown, on the southbound side of Skyway, at its intersection with Honey Run Rd.
Nov. 2018: Destroyed in Camp Fire wildfire.

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Muffler Car

The muffler car is gone. It was burned down by the Northern California Fire (Butte county fire last fall).

[Nelson, 01/17/2019]

Muffler Car.

Kelly's Muffler Car

Muffler shaped car.

[Aileen, 12/02/2016]

Although weather-worn, this Muffler Car has an open driver's seat for those who don't mind getting their pants dirty. Its lack of wheels is a functional shortcoming, but also makes it more likely to be there when you are.

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