Car-Top Carriers

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

  • Automobiles fitted with car-top carriers, such as this one from 1946 made by Berg’s, held camping gear beneath the canoe and attached to the rain gutters along the roof of the vehicle.
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