: Three photographs document scenes at the annual Ski Carnival at Snow Trails Ski Resort near Mansfield, Ohio in 1967. The first photograph shows the Ski Carnival Queen. Two other photographs of resort visitors are also included. The Snow Trails Ski Carnival began in 1961 and features a Bikini Race, in which skiers compete wearing swimsuits. Other events at the carnival include serious ski racing, dances in the lodge, and the crowning of the Ohio Winter Ski Carnival Queen. The photographs measure 2" x 2" (5.08 x 5.08 cm). Snow Trails Ski Resort opened in 1960. Founder Dave Carto became interested in the sport while serving in the Army in Minnesota. Snow Trails was the first ski resort built that relied completely on artificial snow. It became the first resort in Ohio to operate a double chair lift in 1962. View on Ohio Memory.
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: Sports; Arts and Entertainment; Skiing; Celebrations; Winter; Cultural Ohio Places
: Mansfield (Ohio); Richland County (Ohio)