Ice harvesting, Kennebec River, ca. 1895
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Man standing in the middle of the Kennebec River. The Consolidated Ice Co., owned by Charles B. Morse from Bath, operated along the Kennebec River during the last part of the 19th century.
Ice was harvested, stored in ice houses and shipped south to U.S. cities. A million tons of ice a year was exported at the time this photograph was taken, circa 1895.
- Title: Ice harvesting, Kennebec River, ca. 1895
- Creator: Litchfield Photo
- Creation Date: circa 1895
- Subject Date: circa 1895
- Town: Bowdoinham
- County: Sagadahoc
- State: ME
- Media: Black and white photograph
- Dimensions (cm): 12 x 17
- Local Code: Coll. 1957
- Object Type: Image
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489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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