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Vinita, Oklahoma: Big Bill: Muffler Man With Suitcase

Began life as a traveling Muffler Man for an oil company. Settled here in July 2023. Next to his feet is his big suitcase, covered with stickers from his stops and product placements.

Hi-Way Cafe

Address:
437918 US-60, Vinita, OK
Directions:
Hi-Way Cafe. On the north side of Route 66/US-60, three miles west of downtown Vinita.
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Big Bill Muffler Man

I was there today. Big Bill was there, but the Route 66 sign that he was holding is gone.

[Russel Wyatt, 04/23/2024]

Big Bill was a 2023 promotional gimmick, paid for by an oil company, as was his sign. When the promotion was over, the company may have just taken his sign and gone home.

Muffler Man outside the Hi-Way Cafe.

Route 66 Hatless Cowboy

He is beside a cafe in Vinita. Such great condition! Easy to snap a picture.

[Mary Hill, 08/06/2023]

Mobil 1 Muffler Man.

Big Bill: Muffler Man

The former traveling Mobil 1 Muffler Man is now permanently displayed at the Hi-Way Cafe, just outside of Vinita. He has been renamed "Big Bill."

[Beth Hilburn, 07/26/2023]

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In the region:
Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson, OK - 57 mi.

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