2019 - Jun - ASCOA Summer Open House

2nd Annual ASCOA Scorpion Summer Open House & Driving Tour

Hosted by the Antique Snowmobile Club of America and the Harrison family.

Saturday June 15, 2019 - Crosby, Minnesota

Low-key and casual, this second annual potluck event is a great opportunity to swap stories and learn more about Trail-A-Sled and Scorpion snowmobile history. The event is free, but participants are encouraged to bring a lawn chair, food item and make a modest cash donation to contribute when visiting the Soo Depot Museum (during the Driving Tour).


At the Scorpion museum from Noon to 1:00 PM, a few miscellaneous Scorpion commemorative items will also be available for purchase (bring cash and small bills please). Wear your Scorpion apparel!


10:00 AM: MEET-UP at the Scorpion museum. Tour the facility and share stories.

12:00 PM: POTLUCK PICNIC at the Scorpion museum. Bring a lawn chair and food item to share.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: SCORPION commemorative items available for purchase at the Scorpion museum.

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Departing from the Scorpion museum, Driving Tour of the Crosby-Ironton area, including historic buildings and locations unique to Scorpion history.


General outline, some variance is expected (especially if raining).

1:00 PM: Lakeview Garage, original Trail-A-Sled manufacturing building (late 1950’s).

1:30 PM: Manufacturing Campus (post 1967 fire), including primary manufacturing plant, rubber plant, administrative offices and Quonset huts.

2:30 PM: Former research and development facilities.

3:00 PM: Former test track location.

3:30 PM: Historic Soo Depot Museum.

4:00 PM: Crosby maintenance building site (1967 fire).


If you information regarding the location of the museum, email rangewhip@gmail.com. Serious inquires only.

To learn more about the ASCOA, please visit http://www.ascoa.org/

Highlights from the 2018 event.