Washington, Georgia: Big Man the Muffler Man

His tire is gone, but he's been recently repainted with buttoned-tight blue pants. His new owners call him "Big Man."

The Pig & Bull Grill

724 E. Robert Toombs Ave., Washington, GA
The Pig & Bull Grill. East side of town. South side of E. Robert Toombs just east of Pine St.
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Big Man.

Big Man the Muffler Man

As of Jan 2020, the home of The Big Man is The Pig & Bull Grill.

[Daniel Sheron, 01/26/2020]

Muffler Man.

Muffler Man

Although the business has changed, the Muffler Man still stands guard.

[KW Baker, 09/25/2015]

The new owners are a Christian-based food pantry. They call the Muffler Man "Big Man."

Muffler Man.

Muffler Man

I was expecting to see the once shabby muffler man of Washington, Ga. when I pulled up. But, to my surprise he had been repainted and is looking great!

[Fuzzygalore, 01/22/2010]

Black accent marks in his ears and nostrils are so necessary.

Muffler Man.

Muffler Man

The Muffler Man of Washington still stands, though the business he's in front of, Dayton Tires, looks long closed. There is a Christmas tree up inside. Also, nearby is the Biscuit Man visited by Alton Brown in "Feasting on Asphalt" (Behind the McDonald's up the road).

[John Buchner, 08/27/2008]

The Muffler Man has apparently been abandoned by his previous owner, who won a mega-millions lottery jackpot in 2005.

Muffler Man.

Muffler Man

Muffler Man as described in previous spots. A little worse for the wear -- busted arms, cruddy paint, etc. This old guy needs some TLC. The kids loved him! My 5 year old kept asking if he was real.

[M. Rhomberg, 03/28/2007]

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