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Lake View, Mississippi: State Line Big John

A gargantuan grocery clerk, normally found outside Big John supermarkets, has been moved here and is ready to carry your bags across state lines.

US Hwy 61, Lake View, MS
On the west side of US Hwy 61, right on the Tennessee-Mississippi state line.
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Big John statue.

State Line Big John

State Line Big John sits in a gravel parking next to a fireworks building.

[M Lange, 10/13/2020]

Big John.

State Line Big John

State Line Big John has a new look.

[Craig Wiener, 06/18/2017]

As the giant mascot for Boom City (a fireworks business just south of Mississippi's border with Tennessee), this Big John may be the first to sport a gold tooth AND shades.

Big John.

State Line Big John

Slammed on brakes and got a couple of photos of State Line Big John. This guy is in good condition.

[Ralph Calhoun, 11/27/2016]

Big John.

State Line Big John

He is now holding a big sign in front of him.

[Debbie, 06/07/2015]

Big John - supporting the round-the-clock demand of firecracker season.

Big John.

Big John

Saw the Big John on MS highway 61 with a new paint job.

[Roman, 11/09/2011]

27 feet tall, Big John was known as "Gutterman" when he previously stood in Memphis. He was purchased about ten years ago by Dale Wilson and moved to his current spot, where advertises a seasonal fireworks stand. He remains all year long.

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