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Item 9369

Shipments of Ice, 1874-1884

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1884

Media: Ink on paper

Item 10614

Ice harvesting on the Kennebec, 1910

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1910-02-02

Media: Postcard

Item 13740

Watkins' Ice House, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Media: Photographic print

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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.