Space cowboy planned for Route 66

With it's eye catching fence art, Buck Atoms Cosmic Curios near East 11th Street and South Peoria Avenue is already attention grabbing, but that's nothing compared to what the owner has planned next.

"A 20 foot fiberglass muffler man, also known as an American Giant," said Mary Beth Babcock.

An old school roadside attraction, drawing commerce through entertainment.

"These guys, they were built back in the 60's for promotional pieces for businesses to attract tourism, to attract attention, you know, people are going to have to park, take their picture with this space cowboy," she said.

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