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Charlie Lake - Fort St. John, British Columbia, Canada: Muffler Man: Pacific Pete (Gone)

Dressed like a logger with a red shirt, jeans, and a hard hat. Stood next to a sawmill. No other known Muffler Man was this far north. On Oct. 27, 2019, Pacific Pete was consumed by a fire started by a flare reportedly targeting his Halloween costume.

A few kilometers north of Fort St. John, British Columbia, on the Alaska Highway - Highway 97, Mile 62 next to the southbound lane, with an altitude of 2,725 feet.
Oct. 27, 2019: Destroyed by fire.

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Muffler Man.

Muffler Man

Roadside Muffler Man on west side of Hwy 97 (Alcan Highway) between Dawson Creek and Fort Nelson. Hardhat added -- either a construction worker or forest fire fighter.

[Chris Callahan, 02/12/2011]

Muffler Man.

Muffler Man

Photo taken July 2006 of the Muffler Man on the Alaska Highway.

[Gary, 11/29/2007]
Muffler Man

This is my neighbor's muffler man - he put him up to represent his sawmill. This man is located at Mile 62 on the Alaska Highway, which is indeed a few miles north of Charlie Lake/Fort St. John, BC.

We often notice tourists slowing down to take a look at him - only a couple of people have actually had their picture taken with him.

[Heather, 11/19/2007]
Muffler Man

On my way from WA to AK - via the Alaska-Canadian Highway, I saw a real muffler man (one hand up, one hand down). Its a few miles (km's) north on the main highway out of Ft. St. John, British Columbia. He's painted like a logger with a red shirt and jeans, but he is right next to the road and you can't miss him.

[Hillary Renick, 06/27/2006]

Muffler Man.

Northernmost Muffler Man?

At Clarke Sawmill [north of Fort St. John in British Columbia].

[Carlos Salazar, 09/29/2005]

According to our tracking charts, this is the northernmost Muffler Man reported.

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