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Conklin Ice House

Conklin Ice House | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Conklin Ice House on Lake Mendota. A man is standing in the snow-covered yard in the foreground near a sleigh, and a carriage with a sign painted on the side reading: "Conklin & Sons Mendota Lake Ice." Behind the carriage is a large pile of ice and snow. Men are working on the second floor gallery near wooden ladders and pulleys. On the far left is a box with painted with the words "Howe U.S. Standard," probably a scale.
DESCRIPTION
Conklin Ice House on Lake Mendota. A man is standing in the snow-covered yard in the foreground near a sleigh, and a carriage with a sign painted on the side reading: "Conklin & Sons Mendota Lake Ice." Behind the carriage is a large pile of ice and snow. Men are working on the second floor gallery near wooden ladders and pulleys. On the far left is a box with painted with the words "Howe U.S. Standard," probably a scale.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:117662
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Hanks, Stanley C. (Stanley Charles), 1872-1945 : Madison, Wisconsin history photograph collection, circa 1850s-1985
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, b/w copy
Original Format Number:PH 6095, Box 8 #131
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
SUBJECTS
Manual work
Coats
Hats
Ladders
Industrial buildings
Outdoor photography
Ice industry
Signs and signboards
Carriages and carts
Sleighs
Wagons
Ice
Snow
Blue collar workers

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