20160204 - DN Ice Boat (HRB) - nwherald

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H. Rick Bamman - hbamman@shawmedia.com
Commercial airline pilot Paul Myers pilots his one-person wooden DN Ice Boat over Crystal Lake on Thursday, Feb 3. "Ideal conditions are thick and smooth ice, no snow and a breeze," Myers said. "During the depresion the Detroit News paper sponsored an iceboat design contest to help perk up people's spirits," Myers explained. The original 1937 kits cost $50.