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A giant fiberglass Muffler Man statue standing next to I-69 at MacAllister Rentals outside Muncie, Indiana.


"Muffler Man" Near Muncie "Muffler Man" Near Muncie

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"Muffler Man" Near Muncie

This is a "Muffler Man," a large fiberglass sculpture of a man used as advertising. Hundreds of these, advertising a variety of businesses, were once seen along highways in the United States. The stautes became known as Muffler Men because many early ones advertised muffler or car repair shops. They were made from the early 1960s until the mid 1970s.

This one stands in front of McAllister Rentals, a construction equipment dealer on the west side of Interstate 69, just north of State Road 332, a few miles west of Muncie in Delaware County, Indiana. He was originally built for Jack Smith's RV, and originally held a miniature Winnebago motorhome in his outstretched arms.





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