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Sno Squire 1968

Sno Squire 1968

Manufactured by OMC, Corp. for Agway Stores in Manawa, WI at the Tradewinds Plant in 1968 and 69. The same chassis was used by OMC to make the 69-71 Sears 309, the 69 Evinrude Bobcat and the 69 Johnson Challenger. Features include an all steel chassis, fiberglass hood, easy to start 297cc 17hp, JLO, 2cycle air-cooled engine. It also has a Goodyear endless rubber & nylon track, a removable 4 gal. steel gas tank, and it can reach 45 mph.
Options included a Squire sleigh, canvas cover and 12 volt electric starter. They were sold directly out of the factory and at Agway stores.

The ultra lightweight construction permits you to travel over hill & dale to your hearts delight.

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
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W11660 US-2
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