FLYING SAUCERS. (From the Feb. 14, 1955 Life magazine.)

Few big cities anywhere plunge more whole-heartedly into the pleasures of winter than Minneapolis. Every weekend during the winter some 110,000 Minneapolitans stream into the city's many large parks where there are fine steep slopes for coasting. When the snow is fresh and heavy, small fry by the hundred- and a smattering of nostalgic larger fry deploy over the hills of such popular parks as Powderhorn Lake and Theodore Wirth. They have dozens of sleds, but the...Read the rest of this Life magazine article