1972 Polaris Colt Snowmobile

The Polaris Colt line of snowmobiles was introduced by Polaris in 1966 with snowmobile racing in mind. The Colts were shorter, narrower, and lower than the Mustang sport snowmobile Polaris had been producing, so the Colt appealed to drivers headed to the racetrack and looking for more speed on the trails. Three standard Colt models […]
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1977 Yamaha SRX Snowmobile

The Yamaha International Corporation began first producing motorized products in 1955 with its YA-1 street bike. This motorcycle was manufactured and sold in Japan. By 1958, they were selling motorcycles in the United States through the distributor, Cooper Motors. Their first snowmobile, the SL350 was produced and sold in 1968. It was the first snowmobile […]
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Book Review – Vintage Snowmobilia

Binding: Softbound Full color photos Book Condition: new Number of pages: 160 pages Dimensions: 8.5” x 11” Publisher: Iconografix 2006 ISBN Number: 1583881697 Author: Jon D. Bertolino The Golden Age of snowmobile manufacturing went from 1968 to 1976. During this time literally hundreds of snowmobile manufacturers sprang up and then disappeared. Some of these manufacturers […]
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Hus-Ski Snowmobile

The Hus-Ski snowmobile was produced by a Montreal manufacturer who later sold out to Bolens of Wisconsin, a division of Food Machinery Corporation. Production of the sleds was moved from Montreal to Port Washington, Wisconsin, to complement their winter manufacturing schedule of lawn tractors for summer sales. The Hus-Ski was produced in the early sixties […]
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Luvbug Snowmobile Photo

The Snowbug model LUVBUG — the snowmobile meant for two, was produced by the Original Equipment Manufacturing Ltd. [OEM] in Sudbury, ON. The sled had a single front ski, along with the two seats. Photo below taken at the 2002 Eagle River Reunion, in Eagle River, WI. Snowbug snow machines were sold through the 1950s, […]
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Manta Snowmobile Photos

Have you ever seen the Manta snow machine? 1986 Manta snowmobile, restored. Shown at the Eagle River Reunion Vintage Show. Manta snowmobile owned by Image Enterprises, Eagle River, WI The Manta snowmobile¬† was a twin track trail sled manufactured by the Manta Snowmobile Corporation back in the 1980s. In 2009, the Manta Snowmobile Web site […]
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