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Ice Cutting, Islesboro, ca. 1920

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Ice Cutting, Islesboro, ca. 1920

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This postcard shows Al Gilkey and his workers cutting ice on Gilkey's Pond in Dark Harbor. Al Gilkey is standing fourth from the left.

Ice cutting was a cottage industry on Islesboro. Ice was used locally and also shipped south to warmer climates.

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  • Title: Ice Cutting, Islesboro, ca. 1920
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Local Name: Gilkey's Pond
  • Town: Islesboro
  • County: Waldo
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Local Code: Open Photo Collection, Businesses
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Islesboro Historical Society
PO Box 301, 388 Main Road, Islesboro, ME 04848
(207) 734-6733

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