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Snowplane at Beardmore
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Residents of Beardmore Ontario pose beside a Snowplane. Snowplanes were the invention of Karl Lorch Of Spy Hill, Saskatchewan. The machines were propeller driven, could carry two to six people, and glided over snow on skis. They were used in rural areas by doctors,mail carriers, and others who needed to access isolated areas in winter.

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Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 49.60926 Longitude: -87.95603
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Contact
Beardmore Regional Historical Society
Email:reference@tbpl.ca
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Snowplane at Beardmore


Residents of Beardmore Ontario pose beside a Snowplane. Snowplanes were the invention of Karl Lorch Of Spy Hill, Saskatchewan. The machines were propeller driven, could carry two to six people, and glided over snow on skis. They were used in rural areas by doctors,mail carriers, and others who needed to access isolated areas in winter.