A child with a snowshovel, and two children in the background building a snowman.

Children in Snow

A child with a snowshovel, and two children in the background building a snowman.

A sled, sledge, or sleigh is a vehicle that moves by sliding. Usually runners or a smooth underside enable a sled to slide. Sleds are used for transport on surfaces with low friction, usually snow or ice. In some cases however, mud, grass, or even smooth stones make a good surface for sleds.

Two Rim Sled

A sled, sledge, or sleigh is a vehicle that moves by sliding. Usually runners or a smooth underside…

"Adjustable sled-marker." — Baily, 1898

Adjustable sled-marker

"Adjustable sled-marker." — Baily, 1898

An adult man and boy sledding during the winter.

Sledding

An adult man and boy sledding during the winter.

Two children sledding.

Sledding

Two children sledding.

A sled, sleigh, sledge is a vehicle used for transportation on surfaces with low friction, usually snow or ice.

Winter Sleigh

A sled, sleigh, sledge is a vehicle used for transportation on surfaces with low friction, usually snow…

Wolves attacking a traveler. Caption below illustration: "The road now ran along the skirts of a pine forest, when the traveler suddenly perceived a suspicious noise behind her. Casting back a look of alarm, she saw a troop of wolves trotting along the road, the number of which her fears hindered her from estimating."

Wolves Attacking a Traveler

Wolves attacking a traveler. Caption below illustration: "The road now ran along the skirts of a pine…