Sunday, January 12, 2014

Ice Harvest in 1919

With the recent cold weather I thought some of you might be interested in this blog piece on harvesting ice in New England.  Included in the blog post is a ten minute movie made in 1919 of them cutting and moving the ice blocks to an ice house.  Out about the 9 minute mark is a horse drawn elevator to move the ice blocks to the 2nd floor that I found interesting.  The blog post address is

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