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Item 23130

Title: Reclaiming ice, Presque Isle, 1962

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society

Date: 1962

Location: Presque Isle

Media: Photograph

Item 31847

Title: Arthur Moore's Ice House, Hallowell, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Hubbard Free Library

Date: circa 1940

Location: Hallowell

Media: photograph

Item 27951

Title: Ice House, Bath, ca. 1903

Contributed by: Patten Free Library

Date: circa 1903

Location: Bath

Media: cyanotype photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 44 View All

Item 89174

Address: Downes property, East End Avenue Near Ice Pond, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cynthia A. Downes

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 86704

Address: 300-306 Merchants Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Sebago Ice Company

Use: Storage of Ice

Item 76767

Address: 176-178 St. John Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Deering Ice Cream Company

Use: Ice House

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Loading ice, Presque Isle Stream, 1946

Ice: A Maine Commodity

Maine's frozen rivers and lakes provided an economic opportunity. The state shipped thousands of tons of ice to ports along the East Coast and to the West Indies that workers had cut and packed in sawdust for shipment or later use.


Park Street, Portland, 1886

Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."


Edith Knight Moulton, ca. 1900

The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.