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The Snow Flyer

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Harold O. Hornburg of Hartland, Wisconsin, stated that "he is standing on the front of the machine with his hands on his hips. His buddy, Allen D. Wilde (behind with his arm resting on the top of the machine), also from Hartland, and another unidentified friend, made this vehicle as a recreational venture from a Model T Ford chassis (like an early snowmobile), and attempted to get to Milwaukee during a heavy snowfall. They did." Described in an ad from the Mission House (now Lakeland College Spectrum), 1929, as The Snow Flyer, made by The Snow Flyer Corp., New Holstein, Wisconsin.


Image ID: 49479

Creation Date:  

Creator Name: Taylor, J. Robert

City: Milwaukee

County: Milwaukee

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Taylor, J. Robert : Photographs, 1898 - 1930

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 2767

Original Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.5 inches



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