Not a whole lot of side view to be had for the driver. I wonder if you ice fished from a floor hatch inside?
I bet ice fishing is exactly what it was for. That's a pretty high step to get in the door!
There's most likely a center door in the back. The tracks are canvas belt style being used up to 22-23. Also It has a TT worm gear drive assembly with Cantilever rear springs on a car chassis.