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The Ice Crop: How to Harvest, Store, Ship and Use Ice
An attempt is made, in this volume, to record some of the more prominent features regarding Ice as it affects the health, convenience and industry of the people. The development of the ice industry during the last forty years has been phenomenal; there are, however, but few records by which its progress can be accurately gauged. No pretentions, other than those of a practical character, are made in behalf of this book. But it is hoped that the information here collected will meet with the favor and approval of those who are interested in this commodity. THERON L. HILES. Chicago, Ill., Winter, 1892. A The Frontispiece is from the ice harvest of the Knickerbocker Ice Co. of Chicago. 7 The Origin of the Ice Business in the United StatesIts Wonderful Development Commercially and in the Manifold Uses of IceA Pen Picture of a Modern Ice Harvest. Prior to 1805, there was no regularly conducted traffic in ice, in this country. In the winter of 18056, a supply was secured at Boston, Mass., and the following summer a cargo was despatched to the West Indies, where yellow fever was then raging. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 65269
Author: Hiles, Theron L.
Release Date: May 6, 2021
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