North Creek Snow Train 90th Anniversary Celebration Planned

by NEW YORK DIGITAL NEWS



North Creek Snow Train 90th Anniversary Celebration Planned

The origins of skiing in the Adirondacks trace back to as early as 1903, with skiing gaining popularity through the 1920s and early 1930s. The 1932 Winter Olympics held in nearby Lake Placid ignited a fervor for winter sports throughout the region, prompting Vincent Schaefer of Schenectady (the brother of Adirondack conservationist Paul Schaefer) to organize efforts to bring Snow Trains to North Creek in Warren County.

His group lobbied various railroad companies to establish trips to potential ski areas, including North Creek and the burgeoning Ski Bowl.

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