Title: Snow Vehicles
Subject Headings: Water - Lakes, Persons, Buildings
Description: Marsh buggy demonstration on Portage Canal. The machine was developed by the Gulf Oil Co. for swamp work in Louisiana and Florida. It is being tested out as a desirable vehicle to "float" on snow just as it floats on water. The marsh buggy was brought to the area through invitation by the Corps of Engineers' Military Division. The Keweenaw Field Station (SIPRE) is a laboratory with the Corps.
Source of Description: Daily Mining Gazette Article - January 7, 1959
Institution: Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections
Donor: Bob Skuggen
Date of Photo: Late 1950's?
Medium: still image
Color: black and white
Size: 20.5 cm x 25.4 cm
Image No: MS051-059-002-004
Collection Name: Daily Mining Gazette Photograph Collection