50-Foot Snowman Towers Over Minnesota Farm
Posted by Joseph Friedrichs on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 12:00 AM By Joseph Friedrichs / March 4, 2014 Comment
“It’s a smile idea. Building a snowman isn’t original,” he said. “Building one this big is a little different.”The snowman was constructed by packing snow into large compartments and then stacking the snow fifty feet high. For the snowman's nose Novak used a garbage bin, while the buttons down the front are garbage bin lids.
“It’s been a long, hard winter. We might as well have fun with it. If you can’t beat it, embrace it,” he said.Although Granddaddy is impressive in sheer stature, it is not the tallest snow character ever built. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, residents of Bethel, Maine, built a snow woman measuring just over 122-feet on February, 26 2008. Photo via: Associated Press