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Wyatt Kram shows off part of the snowmobile engine on his John Deere Snow-Mower. Carrie Snyder / The Forum

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Reile's Acres, N.D. - When asked why he wanted to climb Mount Everest, English mountaineer George Mallory famously replied, "Because it's there."


Wyatt Kram's ambitions weren't quite as grand, but the Fargo man's reason for merging a snowmobile and lawnmower was similar to Mallory's philosophy.

"I just thought it would be doable," said Kram, 23, a Langdon native and manufacturing engineer at Crary Industries in West Fargo.

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