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Ice cutting, South Portland, 1943

Contributed by Northeast Historic Film

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An ice cutting operation by the Portland Sebago Ice Company on Long Pond in South Portland in 1943. They are using a gas-powered saw (Model T engine) and hand tools.

The film is a home movie shot by Everett Johnson who lived near Long Pond.

Flave Chapman, owner of the Portland Sebago Ice Company, appears in the film.

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  • Title: Ice cutting, South Portland, 1943
  • Creator: Johnson, Everett
  • Creation Date: 1943
  • Subject Date: 1943
  • Town: South Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: 16mm film
  • Local Code: 0135
  • Collection: Everett Johnson
  • Object Type: Video and sound

For more information about this item, contact:

Northeast Historic Film
P.O. Box 900, Bucksport, ME 04416

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