Kawartha Lakes Public Library - Digital Collections
Dr. George C.R. Hall's 1925 Snow Car


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Photograph shows Dr. George C.R. Hall's 1925 Snow Car. Dr. George C.R. Hall’s snow car, was a 1925 Ford truck, with skis on the front and wheels covered with chains on the back, allowing the doctor to travel over the snow drifts. A digital copy of this photo was provided by Marylou Hall as part of a presentation on her family.

Notes:
The snow car did have a heater. During the summer months the snow car was converted back to a regular Ford truck.

During the winter, Dr. George C.R. Hall made his house calls in the snow car, which was a prototype to the snowmobile. Before the snow car, both father and son made their rounds on snow shoes; these were men whose hearts were into their work.

The snow car was a Ford Truck with skis on the front and wheels covered with chains, allowing the doctor to visit his patients.

Dr. Hall promised his wife the snow car would never tip over, but it did with her in it.
Date of Publication:
1925
Subject(s):
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.28342 Longitude: -78.86628
Donor:
Marylou Hall
Creative Commons licence:
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Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
APA
Dr. George C.R. Hall's 1925 Snow Car [Photograph]. (1925). Kawartha Lakes: Kawartha Lakes Public Library. Vita Collections. Available from https://data.vitatoolkit.ca/Vita402/update1b.asp?id=3225374&number=
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Dr. George C.R. Hall's 1925 Snow Car


Photograph shows Dr. George C.R. Hall's 1925 Snow Car. Dr. George C.R. Hall’s snow car, was a 1925 Ford truck, with skis on the front and wheels covered with chains on the back, allowing the doctor to travel over the snow drifts. A digital copy of this photo was provided by Marylou Hall as part of a presentation on her family.