Historical Snowmobile Images
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Fred Waters in a Ford Model T. This is the earliest known photograph of a Ford Model T converted for winter use and was taken in 1910


From John Colbourne a photo of 1928-29 Model A Tudor taken in the 1950's. "My father delivered the mail and groceries out to the miners that stayed on their claims in the winter in Dawson City Yukon. It has not been driven for about 20 years! "

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Ford Model T Snowmobile Roadster  - Period Photo - Location Unknown

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circa 1912 Ford Model T Snowmobile - Period Photo - Location Unknown

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Ford Model T Coupe Snowmobile - Have Shovel Will Travel

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Explorer Donald B MacMillan 1927 Northern Labrador & Newfoundland

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MacMillan's Snowmobile in Maine being loaded on the Schooner Bodwoin

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1928 Chevrolet Coupe - Model A Roadster - Model A Sedan

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Touring Car Snowmobile

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Touring Car Snowmobile

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Cokato, MN

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Country Ford Garage

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Model T Ford Coupe - Lancaster Massachusetts

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Kingsfield Maine

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Kingsfield Maine

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Milwaukee Journal Snow Flyer

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circa 1912 Hupmobile converted for Snow Travel

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Model T Roadster with Skis and Splasb Boards

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Model T Ford Roadster Ossipee Snowmobile

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Model T Town Car with Snowmobile Attachment

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One of Virgil White's early prototypes on a Buick

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Model T Dealer's winter delivery system

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Doctor on his rounds in New Hampshire

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Model T Ford - Modified for Snow Travel - Warner, NH

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Narrow Track Snowmobile - Chase Ford Garage - Warner, NH

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Farm Specialty Manufacturing - Mailman's Special ca. 1926

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ca. 1918 Ford Model T - Tank Tracks - C Martin - Springfield, MA

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US Mail Delivery Vehicle

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Historical Snowmobile Information Wanted

One of the goals of the Model T Ford Snowmobile Club is to preserve the history of the Model T Ford Snowmobile, including the other makers; Snow Flyer, Snow Bird, Arps, and the Eskimobile Companies.

The use of any information you might have would be greatly appreciated. Period pictures, literature, and advertisements are especially wanted - these will allow us to continue to document some of the original uses of the snowmobile. Any documents you might loan us will be returned promptly.

Thanks in advance for any information you can provide. Please send information to John F. Burns, 300 Groton Road, Westford, MA 01886 or email to: modeltfordsnowmobile@yahoo.com