Saxon Snowcat Show thrives despite freezing temps


February 9, 2021

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

FREEZING WIND chill is no match for high spirits at Saturday's Vintage Snowcat Show outside of Pitt's Place in Saxon, Wis. From left are Luke Niemi of Hurley, Kohl Manzanares of Saxon, Larry Stenroos of Kimball, and Page Collins of White Pine.


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SAXON, Wis. - A Vintage Snowcat Show drew steady streams of viewers on Saturday despite biting wind chills that sunk well below the zero mid-day temperature.

Dozens of attendees faced the cold with great aplomb as they wandered around, admiring the decades-old machines, some of which once were used to clear snowmobile trails.

The event was hosted by Perry Ofstad, owner of Pitt's Place in Saxon, and viewers were happy to use the bar as a refuge and a place to enjoy a spread of food while visiting with family and friends.

The vehicles - many of them wi...

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