Digital copy of Northland Ski Manufacturing Company Brochure
c. 1925 – 20th century
Paper, Metal (staples)
1200dpi original, will print at 300dpi, ~37.7"h x 25.5"w
© Vintage Winter
Northland Ski Manufacturing Company was founded as the C. A. Lund Company in Hastings, Minnesota by Norwegian-born Christian A. Lund back in 1911. You will receive a digial .jpeg and .tiff high resolution image sent on a CD. Skis, Poles, Boots, Bindings, Toboggans, and Snowshoes were manufactured at Hastings, Minnesota, St. Paul and in Laconia, New Hampshire. By the mid 1920’s and on into the 1930s, Northland was the nation’s largest producer of Winter Sporting equipment.
Text from the Brochure:
Page 1 – Front Cover
Page 2 – Front Pop-out
Skiing – “The King of Winter Sports” – (I like the sound of that).
Let’s Go! Feel the snap of frosty winter air. Enjoy the thrill of a down-hill coast and know that speed is life. Or let our bodies tingle to the exercise of cross-country skiing.
Age doesn’t matter. Skis are made for children still too young to go to school. Boys and girls of all ages love the sport. They develop radiant health, strength and grace of movement. In this athletic age, parents go skiing with their sons and daughters for delightful comradership.
Skiing is an invigorating pastime for those who work in office, store or factory. Indeed, anyone still young enough to love the Great Out-of-Doors can enjoy this King of Sports.
What brand of Skis? The choice of champions is the choice of all- THE NORTHLAND SKI.
Northland Ski Mfg. Co. Derp 5 St. Paul, Minnesota
Page 3 – Fold Out
Insist upon the Deer-head trademark – Northland Skis – the Choice of Champions is the Ski for All
Ski Running – Skiing Down Hill – Christiania Swing – Telemark Swing – On the Take-Off – In the Air
World’s Records Made with Northland Skis
Mr. Nelsen is now holder of World’s Record Ski Jump. Revelstoke, B.C., Feb. 10, 1925 Northland Ski Mfg. Co., St. Paul, Minn.
Gentlemen: On February 4, 1925, at a Ski Tournament here I succeeded in breaking the world’s record by making a jump of 240 feet. I have used Northland Skis for years and haven’t been able to find any better skis made. It has been my ambition for some time to make a world’s record in ski-jumping and I have depended upon my Northland Skis and our great hill here in Revelstoke to accomplish it. I am stronger for “Northlands” now than ever before. Yours Truly, Nels Nelsen
Page 4 – Back Cover
Clear the Track!
The thrill of speed; the fine spray of snow that brings a rosy color to the cheeks; the exhilaration, the fun of coasting! What a contrast to the sluggishness of life indoors with too little exercise.
Lure the youngsters out of doors to winter sports and abundant health with a fast NORTHLAND TOBOGGAN.