All the tightly packed white stuff used for St. Paul Winter Carnival snow-carving competitions has to come from somewhere.
On Saturday, volunteers received snow load after snow load during the “Snow Stomp” at the St. Paul Winter Carnival’s Vulcan Snow Park at the Minnesota State Fair grounds.
Snow was loaded into 8 x 8 x 8 foot cubes and stomped down in preparation for the carving contests later in the week.
The “Snow Stomping” was set to go on all weekend as the Vulcans aim to build 23 blocks for 15 professional carving teams and 8 amateur teams.
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