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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Ice Harvesting - Reaping the Benefits of a Long, Cold Winter


Ice harvesting on Mill Pond in Springfield, Massachusetts, the way it used to be.  Those ice cubes you're putting in your soda didn't grow on trees, y'know.

As March trudges by....

2 comments:

David Oelerich said...

You may not be aware- the Rockywold-Deephaven camps on Big Squam Lake in Holderness, NH, have a century-old tradition of harvesting ice. You can see their operation here at http://www.rdcsquam.com/about/ice_harvest.html.

Jacqueline T. Lynch said...

Welcome, David. Fascinating, and thanks so much for including that link.

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