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"Where the history of snowmobiling comes to life"

 The Top of The Lake Snowmobile Museum | Naubinway, Michigan
Upper Peninsula Antique & Vintage Snowmobiles
"Where the history of snowmobiling comes to life."

Snowmobile Museum Podcasts
Welcome to the Official website for The Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum of Naubinway, MI and our interesting collection of Podcasts.  Here you will find interesting stories of racers and legends like the Karpik Brothers, Bob Eastman, Bud Bennett, along with others.

The KARPIK BROTHERS

Telling of their whole journey from their humble beginnings, there racing careers to the Journey to produce the very best snowmobile. All three Karpik brothers are on to talk about their careers in racing and manufacturing. With a forward from CSRA's Ken

https://soundcloud.com/gord-avann/karpick-brothers

Bob Eastman

Bob Eastman, Polaris factory racer and employee. Interview with one of the legends of the 60' to the 80's. Co-hosting with Hal Armstrong of SnowGoer Canada and Snowmobiler TV

https://soundcloud.com/gord-avann/bob-eastman

The Karpik brothers

Interview done by Hal Armstrong and Gord Avann of SnowGoer Canada magazine. 2014

https://soundcloud.com/gord-avann/karpick-brothers

Yvon Duhamel interview

Snowmobiling Podcast presents an interview with Snowmobile Racing Legend Yvon Duhamel. The first Canadian to win Eagle River, the first and only Canadian to win the Wpg-St. Paul I500. Canadian Champion in 72, World Speed record holder on the X2R and numer

https://soundcloud.com/gord-avann/yvon-duhamel

Bud Bennett

Bud Bennett Raced the for the small Manta Twin Track snowmobile to great success, Hal Armstrong conducts this interview.

https://soundcloud.com/gord-avann/bud-bennett

Brian Olson Interview

Brian Olson was the last winner of the Winnipeg - St. Paul I-500.

https://soundcloud.com/gord-avann/bruce-olson-i-500-champion

Listen to Brian Nelson

Listen to Brian Nelson, 2 time I-500 winner and Owner of USXC. He is also a Hall of Fame inductee.

https://soundcloud.com/gord-avann/brian-nelson-hall-of-fame-inductee-president-of-usxc

Bob Enns, John Deere

Long Before the Big Budget SnowCross teams of today where riders are at the gym daily , John Deere Snowmobiles - JDsleds.com selected a group of top XC racers in the mid 70's and put them through their paces at a boot camp for two months to compete aboard

https://soundcloud.com/gord-avann/bob-enns
On Sept 20, 2019, The Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum was awarded a grant of $12,500 for Operational Support from the State of Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA – ART WORKS). The grant was awarded through the MCACA peer review process and was one of 561 applications to compete for MCACA fiscal year 2019 funding. The grant requires a 1:1 match and helped the museum leverage the $12,500 of support from its annual income and the many donations from supporters. In particular the museum has received grants from the Graymont Community Economic Development Fund and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. It has also received significant donations from the Antique Snowmobile Club of America, The Midwest Vintage Snowmobile Shows, Inc., many snowmobile clubs, several recreational and snowmobile shows, the museum’s internal $1,000.00 Challenge, and many museum members. The grant funds will be applied to museum operating costs. Applicable costs include internal operations, marketing, travel to shows within the State of Michigan and cost of employees. The MCACA peer review process allows for each grant applicant to be competitively considered by a panel of in-state and out-of-state arts and culture professionals. This ensures the taxpayers, who support this project through legislative appropriations, and all other visitors or residents in Michigan will have access to the highest quality arts and cultural experiences. A complete list of grant awards around the state is available by contacting MCACA at (517) 241-4011, or by visiting the MCACA website at www.michigan.gov/arts
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Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum
P.O. Box 2
W11660 US-2
Naubinway, MI 49762
Hours: 906 477-6298
Appointment: 906 477 6192

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