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Let it Snow!

Winter in Michigan is a singular experience. These archived images from across the state may have you lacing up your boots – or grabbing your sled – to enjoy the great outdoors this time of year.

An early snowmobile cruises in front of the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island in this undated photo from the Sam McIntire papers.
Original U-M library building covered in snow, 1914.
A train clears snow from the tracks along the Boyne City-Gaylord-Alpena route in February 1922.
U-M plays Ohio State in the famous 1950 “Snow Bowl.” The Wolverines defeated the Buckeyes 9-3.
A lighted tree in the Law Quadrangle on U-M’s campus, 1945.
Three young women hold skis outside of the Betsy Barbour dormitory in this undated photo from the scrapbook of Audrey L. Wright.
"Road rolling" in Calumet, Michigan, circa 1885.
A group of women in a horse-drawn sleigh in front of a house at 331 Ann St. in Ann Arbor.
A young man feeds a squirrel on U-M’s campus circa 1910.
The Big House after a big snow, circa 1990.