The crews at the Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority once again created the tumbleweed snowman who has been a holiday fixture for more than two decades along the edge of Interstate 40 just west of Carlisle.
|Tumbleweed snowman, photo by Jim Thompson/Journal|
This year, the AMAFCA crew overcame drought stress to find some particularly nice weeds, creating a snowman that, at more than 13 feet, is believed to be the largest ever. James Moya, AMAFCA’s welder, built a new, larger metal hat.
But the real crowning touch is the snowman’s new scarf, knitted by Liz Ortega, Moya’s mother-in-law.
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