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CRANFORD, N.J. – A New Jersey man known for building intricate snow sculptures in his yard has done it again.

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According to WCBS-TV, Robert Schott is delighting his Cranford neighbors with his latest icy creation: a 14-foot replica of the Lincoln Memorial.

Schott, who said he worked on the piece for 60 hours, told WCBS on Monday that he has been making the snow sculptures for about 18 years. His previous creations include a figure of Olaf from Disney’s “Frozen” and a Minion from “Despicable Me,” according to

Some years, the weather doesn’t cooperate, but “everything just aligned” last week to make the Lincoln Memorial sculpture possible, Schott told WCBS.

Marlene Maderer, who lives in nearby Garwood, called the Abraham Lincoln tribute “perfect,” according to the news outlet.

“Today, we all need him,” she said, gesturing toward the sculpture of the former president.

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