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Harvesting Ice

Harvesting Ice | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
View across ice towards a group of men, employees of the Conklin Ice House, which is in the distance, guiding horses pulling ice cutters. The horses are wearing blankets. In the foreground, grid lines are visible in the ice where the ice cutters have passed. The blanket on the horse in the center reads: "Conklin and Sons N. 15." In the background are a number of men carrying long poles. In the far background on the right is a water tower.
DESCRIPTION
View across ice towards a group of men, employees of the Conklin Ice House, which is in the distance, guiding horses pulling ice cutters. The horses are wearing blankets. In the foreground, grid lines are visible in the ice where the ice cutters have passed. The blanket on the horse in the center reads: "Conklin and Sons N. 15." In the background are a number of men carrying long poles. In the far background on the right is a water tower.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:117666
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:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 6095, Box 1, Folder 22 #132
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
SUBJECTS
Manual work
Horses
Church buildings
Water towers
Trees
Coats
Hats
Tools
Industrial buildings
Men
Outdoor photography
Ice industry
Signs and symbols
Lakes
Shorelines
Ice
Snow
Blue collar workers

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