Academic journal article The Chronicle of the Early American Industries Association, Inc.

Ice Harvesting, Hamilton, Ontario, February 1902

Academic journal article The Chronicle of the Early American Industries Association, Inc.

Ice Harvesting, Hamilton, Ontario, February 1902

Article excerpt

My grandfather, Warren Crowe, age twenty-seven, set off in 1902 for a two-and-a-half-year trip round the world. He traveled across America going to Montreal and Quebec, south to Niagara, and then down the East Coast of America, visiting Washington and New Orleans, before heading west to California, and in due course, to Australia and India. He was a keen amateur photographer and had bought a new camera, a Kodak Cartridge no. 3 E, for the trip.

Members may have seen the article in the September 2007 edition of The Chronicle (Vol. 60, no. 3) with the photographs he took in New Orleans in 1902. A month earlier, he had been in Canada and had photographed ice harvesting at Hamilton, Ontario, on Lake Ontario. These photographs seemed a nice addendum to Bob Roger's excellent articles on ice-reducing tools in the September and December editions of The Chronicle.

Before the ice could be cut into blocks, the snow had to be scraped off, and then the ice was cut using a horsedrawn plow (Figure l). …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.