Cutting Ice

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1942 – 1943
Cutting with gas-powered saw (Model T engine) and using hand tools. Using tool to push ice block. Various views of conveyor carrying blocks up from pond into ice house. Scraper on conveyor cleans top of ice block. Excellent views of loading ice into ice house, men using tools to guide blocks into place in ice house. NHF viewing notes: CU saw. Riding saw. Finishing the cut by hand. Bar to push the block away. Breaking bars free. Pulling [blocks] along. CU pick. Conveyor or belt. Shaving the snow off ice. Ice house, from top. Blocks sliding down. (Blocks are 300 lbs. each.) Piling blocks inside.

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