• Prior to the development of hard-topped automobiles, it was a bit of a problem to travel with a canoe on a soft-top car. One solution, which limited the use of all of the car doors, was to strap the boat on side-saddle, such as this wood-and-canvas model.

Side-Saddle Transport

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims

  • This photograph was taken in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, sometime before 1930.
  • History
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  • Native American Studies
  • Before 1930
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