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Downtown hosts cold, snowy First Friday


January 6, 2018

Ralph Ansami/Daily Globe

GARY ENGSTROM, of Ironwood, goes retro with his ski jumping attire at Ironwood's First Friday event at the Cold Iron Brewery.


IRONWOOD - With the SISU cross country ski marathon scheduled for today, along with professional snowmobile racing at the fairgrounds track, downtown Ironwood kicked off the city events on Friday night with another First Friday celebration.

The continuing first Friday of the month event downtown focused on a theme of retro ski or snowmobile wear.

At the fittingly named Cold Iron Brewing, Gary Engstrom drew attention with his retro ski jumping gear, including helmet and goggles. He started ski jumping as a kid in 1951 and went on to considerable loc...

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