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The noisy, popular snowmobile

Joseph-Armand Bombardier was a shy, determined mechanic who dreamed of building a vehicle that could "float on snow". In 1937 the first snowmobile rolled out of his small repair shop in Valcourt, Que. and a legendary company was born. Over the years, Bombardier continued to perfect his dream and found that winter-bound Canadians were eager to come along for the ride. Bombardier changed the way we travel over snow and he established a Canadian manufacturing giant along the way.

A 1970 report on the snowmobile boom in Canada.

Medium: Television
Broadcast date: Apr. 16, 1970
program: Thursday Night
Reporter: Gordon Donaldson
Duration: 26:17

Last updated: November 30, 2012

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