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Memory Mondays – Winter Transportation

This month’s #MemoryMondays post features winter transportation: sledding, skiing and snowshoeing. The photos are taken from the WDM’s Barton Collection of Photographs, held in the George Shepherd Library. This collection documents 3 generations of a family living on a farm near Saskatoon.

Taken in 1955 or 56, this photo shows a child pulling a sled up a snowbank, towards a house which is just visible past the snow.
This undated photo shows a man holding cross country skis and poles and a woman holding snowshoes, both bundled up for a winter day!
This photo shows two people, one on cross country skis and the other in snowshoes, traveling over snow. The caption says the two are going to a friend’s house. February 26, 1939.
This photo from 1916 shows a man and a boy posing on a snowbank with a small sled.

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