SNOWMOBILES. By: Colman Grimm. What It Is.
By: Colman Grimm
The patent for a snowmobile was issued to Carl J. Eliason of Wisconsin in 1927.
Through 1927 and 1962 13 patents were granted.
Joseph-Armand Bombardier designed the modern snowmobile in 1958. Granted a Canadian patent in 1960 and a U.S. patent in 1962. He is considered the father of snowmobiling.