Ice cutting, South Portland, 1943

Contributed by Northeast Historic Film


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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About This Item

  • 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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