Remember snow pants? Remember giant snowmen? Remember snow? So far, January has not been a formidable winter month. One snowy day just after New Year’s, a few cold days and a few rainy days have been the weather highlights. Just so people can see all the recreation they’re missing — the merry mirth that comes with deep white ground cover — Scrapbook is publishing winter photos from the 1950s. We’ve got young people building snowmen, pulling sleds and cruising snow banks on cross-country skis.
This quartet loved the winter weather sometime during the 1950s. The two lads had no trouble pulling a younger friend — and maybe Mom — on their no-horse open sleigh.
Snowfall in 1954 persuaded two winter lovers to sample the stuff on cross-country skis.
Two guys — or is three guys — enjoy the winter scene with an audience in 1952.
Two young girls build a snowwoman in Schenectady in 1952. The boys in the background seem like they’d like a closer look.
A young woman prints “March 13” in the snow-covered rear windshield of a car — reminding Schenectady Gazette readers that while spring was only a few days away, snow was still a possibility.
Three young architects engineer a snowman in the Schenectady area in 1952.