Ice Harvesting, Kennebec River, ca. 1895

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Ice Harvesting, Kennebec River, ca. 1895

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A view of the Consolidated Ice Company's ice house shows men working with blocks of ice along the Kennebec River near Bowdoinham about 1895.

The workers use splitting forks and pick poles to line up the blocks that to be lifted by the steam hoist conveyor belts into the ice house.

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  • Title: Ice Harvesting, Kennebec River, ca. 1895
  • Creator: Litchfield Photo
  • Creation Date: circa 1895
  • Subject Date: circa 1895
  • Location: Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 12 cm x 17 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1957
  • Collection: Consolidated Ice Co. photographs
  • Object Type: Image

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