Figures 17-22: Ice Saws, Fork Bars, Calking Bar, Breaking Bar
Figures 17 through 22 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 17. Best Cast Steel Ice Saws
Figure 18. Two-Prong Fork Bar
Figure 19. Three-Prong Fork Bar
Figure 20. Four-Prong Fork Bar
Figure 21. Calking Bar
Figure 22. Breaking 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 17-22: Ice Saws, Fork Bars, Calking Bar, Breaking Bar.” 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/aba1c89.
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