There's no greater neighborhood competition than trying to be the best-decorated house for Christmas. This huge snowman could take you straight to the top.

This 'free' find on Rockford's Craiglist is a prime example of how trash can be turned into a treasure. Sitting in a yard in Sterling, Illinois is an eight-foot tall snow man made entirely of old tractor, truck and care tires. Ok, not entirely, His arms are a couple of sticks. The tractor tires really add to the girth of this behemoth. Those big farm tractor tires measure six-feet in circumference.

I reached out to the seller to get just a little backstory because there's no way this didn't start as a stack of unusable tires that some guy didn't feel like hauling away. Guess what I found out?

I was stacking them up to haul away and my wife said It would be neat as a snowman. I then looked for a few smaller tires and made a face and a hat as a joke and sent a pic to her.


You'll find this big boy in Sterling and it's free to a good home. Here's the Craigslist link to make contact with the seller.

Please be sure to share photos of where you put this guy, should you go scoop him up.

Steve Shannon is host of The Steve Shannon Show on 97ZOK. On the air weekday mornings from 6 to 10 a.m. and a special 'Rewind' show, featuring favorite moments from previous shows, on Saturday mornings from 5 to 7 a.m.. Follow him on Twitter, Instagram, and like his page on Facebook.

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