The big 47-foot cowboy

501 Levi ® original fit and tall & big original fit jeans for men.    The tall and big fit jeans for men describes the big cowboy! 

Levi jeans began in 1873 and in 1960, these famous Tall and big original fit jeans were made especially for the first and the only 47-foot statue of a cowboy.  That is because there are no other statues of this kind that were ever built.

Here where I live, there are several imitations, but they are a lot smaller and do not have real Levi jeans on them.

Today the reputation for the Levi name continues as did the popularity of those original fit blue jeans had earned for the cowboy.

 

W. H. Wheeler's big cowboy

A Reputation Builder!

I would like to personally thank a very dear person, Angelica Paez, who has generously allowed me to show this picture of the big cowboy with his right foot on top of the curio shop porch.   
She is the owner of this picture and is a Vintage photo collector.  I am indebted to her and am proud to display this beautiful picture of my dad’s business and the big cowboy he so dearly loved.

Who Built This Statue of a Big Cowboy?

The big tall cowboy was built by my dad, William Harry Wheeler in 1960, and wore real denim blue jeans, made by the employees of a Levi manufacturing plant nearby.
The big tall cowboy gained his vast reputation throughout the United States, because not only was he the tallest cowboy statue, but that he had the esteem, the art, the love and the recognition for wearing real Levi Strauss jeans.

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