FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2007 file photo, Big Tex stands is ready to greet fairgoers at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas. Big Tex, the metal cowboy whose slow drawl of "Howdy, folks!"

 

              FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2007 file photo, Big Tex stands is ready to greet fairgoers at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas. Big Tex, the metal cowboy whose slow drawl of "Howdy, folks!"
FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2007 file photo, Big Tex stands is ready to greet fairgoers at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas. Big Tex, the metal cowboy whose slow drawl of "Howdy, folks!" made him an icon of the State Fair of Texas for 60 years, was destroyed Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 when flames engulfed his 52-foot-tall frame. (AP Photo/The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Stewart F. House) MAGS OUT; (FORT WORTH WEEKLY, 360 WEST); INTERNET OUT