EVERETT ARTIST CARVES 657-POUND PUMPKIN AT MICROSOFT.
Artist Russ Leno of Sleepy Hollow Master Pumpkin Carvers of Seattle works on a 657-pound pumpkin at Microsoft's Redmond, Washington campus on Oct. 27. Leno was hired by Microsoft to carve the jack-o'-lantern which will be auctioned to company employees to raise money for charity before Halloween. The giant pumpkin was grown at Holland's Land-O-Giants farm in Puyallup, Washington. Leno is scheduled to carve a pumpkin for Vice President Al Gore in Washington, D.C. this weekend.