muffler men

Frecs the Miner, a self-made roadside giant in Galena, Kansas

Frecs the Miner

If you’re a frequent road tripper, you’ve no doubt seen Muffler Men along the country’s highways and byways. But Frecs the Miner is no ordinary roadside giant.

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A Paul Bunyan Muffler Man in Chesire, CT

A few weekends ago I took an impromptu trip to Connecticut for my grandmother’s 90th birthday. She had no idea we were coming and, needless to say, it was one of the best surprises I’ve been a part of in a long time.

On the way to her house in Wolcott, I made my obliging parents take a quick detour to stop at this Muffler Man in Cheshire…