Figures 23-29: Ice Hooks, Chain Scoop Net, Sieve Shovel, Chisels
Figures 23 through 29 from the 1893 volume The Ice Crop: How to Harvest, Store, Ship and Use Ice depicting a variety of implements used to cut and collect ice during an ice harvest. Historically, ice harvesting or cutting was a winter task of collecting surface ice from lakes and rivers for storage in ice houses and use or sale as a cooling method.
Figure 23. Ice Hooks
Figure 24. Elevator Feeding Fork
Figure 25. Chain Scoop Net
Figure 26. Sieve Shovel
Figure 27. Ring Handle Splitting Chisel
Figure 28. Channel Hook Chisel
Figure 29. Needle Bar
The Ice Crop: How to Harvest, Store, Ship and Use Ice is a comprehensive book on the ice industry with content and illustrations on the harvesting, cutting and storing of ice; ice house construction; handling, transport and marketing of ice; the use of ice in refrigeration; ice cellars and houses as well as recipes for iced foods and beverages.
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Hiles, Theron L. “Figures 23-29: Ice Hooks, Chain Scoop Net, Sieve Shovel, Chisels.” The Ice Crop: How to Harvest, Store, Ship and Use Ice. New York, New York: Orange Judd & Company, 1893. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/3f6jz28.
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