Hudson car dealership builds a tower of powder
A 15-foot snowman in front of Hudson’s Bradley Motors has been attracting a lot of attention over the past week. (APRIL GUILMET PHOTO)
Bradley Motors owner Joe Bradley said inspiration struck this past Thursday, when he and his staff members were plowing out the car lot after more than a foot of snow fell on the Hudson region.
Glancing over at the mountain of snow building up along Lowell Road, Bradley decided to have a bit of fun.
“I’d built giant snowmen at home with my kids a couple times,” he said. “So I figured, why not do it here too?”
A cardboard-cutout face and tree-branch limbs, along with an enormous red scarf, were added as finishing touches.
“People will just pull over and take pictures,” said Bradley. “Sometimes they’ll drive by and honk. The response has been huge.”
“They told me they’d never seen so much snow before,” said Bradley.
“It is an awesome snowman,” Hudson resident Julie St. Louis wrote. “Makes you want to go out and make one.”
Bradley Motors employee Jeff Burke posted a snapshot of himself next to the towering snowman on his own Facebook page.
Bradley said he’s hoping the snowman will remain upright for a while, and with temperatures expected to remain in the 20s over the next couple days, the immediate future, anyway, appears promising.
“It ended up being quite a bit of work,” he said. “So I’m thinking maybe this will become a once-a-year thing.”firstname.lastname@example.org
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