Crystal Lake, Illinois: Muffler Man - Bunyan

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The Greenhouse of Crystal Lake

Address:
4317 S. Hwy 31, Crystal Lake, IL
Directions:
The Greenhouse of Crystal Lake. Northeast of town, on the west side of Hwy 31 about a mile north of Hwy 176.
Phone:
847-331-8659
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Paul Bunyan Muffler Man.

Muffler Man - Bunyan

A Paul Bunyan Muffler Man, once an attraction at Ozzie Water Park in Palatine, has retired to gardening.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [07/27/2009]

American Giants 5.

Crystal Lake, Illinois - Muffler Men: American Giants Ep. 5
Muffler Men: American Giants Ep. 5:

Documenting a Chicago area cluster in Crystal Lake, including an Indian and a Bunyan of dubious purity.

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Bunyan Muffler Man.

Muffler Man - Bunyan

During the greenhouse's off season, there was a ton of stuff stacked in front of this big guy.

[Amy, 03/16/2020]

Bunyan Muffler Man.

Muffler Men at the Greenhouse

In an unincorporated area of McHenry, there are two Muffler Men. One has a beard and is wearing a green short sleeve shirt with blue plaid trim, with tan pants held up with suspenders. Both arms are waist high with one hand up and the other down.

The other is an Indian, bare chested, with light tan pants and he has two side braids. One arm is raised up high as if to signal "stop."

[Dyanna, 11/19/2010]

Muffler Man with flower pots.

Muffler Man and Indian

I almost didn't stop... thank goodness I did! At The Greenhouse of Crystal Lake on Route 31, I only saw the Indian when I first passed. On the way back, there was a muffler man sporting a pair of hanging flower baskets.

[Caren Pilgrim, 07/27/2009]

We're going to assume these are rescued from the closed theme park in Palatine - Barrington, IL.


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