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Grants Pass, Oregon: Muffler Man - Paul Bunyan (Gone)

A fiberglass lumberjack statue -- shorter model Muffler Man -- with beefy arms holding a double-sided ax. Moved east, will be displayed in a Route 66 museum.

Feb. 2022: Sold, moved to planned museum in IL.

Visitor Tips and News About Muffler Man - Paul Bunyan

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Paul Bunyan - Muffler Man

The Paul Bunyan at the Cedarwood Saloon has been sold. It was sent out of state to a new home.

[Brent Carnes, 02/23/2022]

Muffler Man.

Muffler Man - Paul Bunyan

Aside from desperately needing a new paint job, this fella looks great. His head is still securely attached.

[April N, 08/27/2016]

Muffler Man.

Muffler Man - Paul Bunyan

He's a little beat up in the face, but still there.

[Ted, 06/18/2015]

Paul Bunyan Muffler Man.

Muffler Man - Paul Bunyan

The Muffler Man, in Grants Pass, last seen without his head, is in great shape today. I just visited him, and he looks newly repaired with a fresh coat of paint.

[Jody Day, 04/17/2006]
Muffler Man

A second muffler man exists in the area -- a Bunyan at the Cedarwood Saloon, Grants Pass. Reported seen in the LA Times, various newspapers and TV shows, after his head blew off in a wind storm.


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