American Snow Sledges Photos

Americans used a wide variety of sleds, sledges, cutters and sleighs.

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Cutter sleigh at Millard Fillmore House. East Aurora, NY.Sleighs at carriage collection of Long Island Museum. Stony Brook, NY.Stage sleigh from Massachusetts at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Advertising tiger sign on sleigh from Maine at carriage collection of Long Island Museum. Stony Brook, NY.
Cutter sleigh (1764) at Millard Fillmore House. East Aurora, NY.Sleighs (1800s) at carriage collection of Long Island Museum. Stony Brook, NY.Stage sleigh (c1800) from Massachusetts at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Advertising tiger sign on sleigh (c1830) from Maine at carriage collection of Long Island Museum. Stony Brook, NY.
American cutter sleigh & tub-shaped sleigh at carriage collection of Long Island Museum. Stony Brook, NY.Horse-drawn hearse with interchangeable wheels & sleighs by A. Tolman & Co. of Worcester, MA in Round Barn at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Country sleigh from New England at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Suffragettes Taking a Sleigh Ride on the Constitution painting by unknown at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
American cutter sleigh (c1840) & tub-shaped sleigh (c1850) at carriage collection of Long Island Museum. Stony Brook, NY.Horse-drawn hearse with interchangeable wheels & sleighs (c1849) by A. Tolman & Co. of Worcester, MA in Round Barn at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Country sleigh (1850) from New England at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Suffragettes Taking a Sleigh Ride on the Constitution painting (1870-90) by unknown at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
American cutter sleigh with painted scenes & borders at carriage collection of Long Island Museum. Stony Brook, NY.Vis-à-Vis sleigh by William Lown of Troy, NY at carriage collection of Long Island Museum. Stony Brook, NY.Caleche sleigh by Abram Aker of Sing Sing, NY at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Jack jumper snow sliding sled at President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Park. Plymouth Notch, VT.
American cutter sleigh (c1880) with painted scenes & borders at carriage collection of Long Island Museum. Stony Brook, NY.Vis-à-Vis sleigh (c1880) by William Lown of Troy, NY at carriage collection of Long Island Museum. Stony Brook, NY.Caleche sleigh (c1880) by Abram Aker of Sing Sing, NY at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Jack jumper snow sliding sled (c1885) at President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Park. Plymouth Notch, VT.
Fancy Cutter sleigh by B. Ledoux of Montreal, QU at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Rural free delivery sleigh & Side-bar democrat wagon at President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Park. Plymouth Notch, VT.Sleighs in carriage house at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. Indianapolis, IN.Service sleigh to carry hoses to fire across snow at FASNY Museum of Firefighting. Hudson, NY.
Fancy Cutter sleigh (c1885) by B. Ledoux of Montreal, QU at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Rural free delivery sleigh (early 20th C) & Side-bar democrat wagon (c1890) at President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Park. Plymouth Notch, VT.Sleighs in carriage house at Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site. Indianapolis, IN.Service sleigh to carry hoses to fire across snow at FASNY Museum of Firefighting. Hudson, NY.
Sleigh display at carriage collection of Long Island Museum. Stony Brook, NY.Collection of sleighs at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of sleighs at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Sleigh display at carriage collection of Long Island Museum. Stony Brook, NY.Collection of sleighs at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Collection of sleighs at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.

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