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1959 Boggona Super

1959 Boggona Super

This machine is the prototype for the ones made in the early 60s in St. Boniface, Manitoba by General Machine & Welding Ltd. There were 2 models and the Super was the larger, more suited for commercial use. The lighter model, the Pony, appealed to both the utility and sports markets. Described as economical and dependable winter transportation, it was constructed of unitized tubular and sheet steel. The body and skis were spring suspended. Both models seated 2 adults and had high towing capacity. This machine weighs 465 lbs and has a Wisconsin air-cooled, 4 cyl. 9.2hp engine. The story is told that Dave Johnson (Polaris) threatened to sue Ove, the builder, for infringing on 4 Polaris patents. That is when he stopped building this model type and designed a smaller version, but never produced them.
Owner: Valdi Stefanson Stacy, MN

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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