#TBT: Winter Comes to Michigan

1930s Michigan Snowplow

1930s Snowplow, via Michigan Highway Department (now MDOT)

The Michigan Department of Transportation shared this awesome newsreel from the 1930s featuring all kinds of winter fun including ski jumping. Their predecessor, the Michigan Highway Department also used the video to talk up Michigan’s road system and winter road maintenance.

It was discovered by Nancy and Barbara Sleeper of Newberry, daughters of former Luce County Road Commission superintendent Sanborn Sleeper, and it’s super awesome!

3 thoughts on “#TBT: Winter Comes to Michigan

  1. This is just great. My daughter-in-law is from Michigan and has certainly mentioned snow memories from recent years, but I loved seeing these from way back. Reminds me of stories my grandparents told about Illinois in the same time period.

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