New York City: Men cut ice to be used in old time refrigerators from Kissena Lake in Queens, ca. 1860-1900. (Courtesy NYC Municipal Archives)

New York City: Men cut ice to be used in old time refrigerators from Kissena Lake in Queens, ca. 1860-1900. (Courtesy NYC Municipal Archives)

Ice Harvest in MN

Ice Harvest in MN

A one-legged newspaper boy and other "newsies", on Delancey Street, on December 26, 1906.

Historic Photos From the NYC Municipal Archives

A one-legged newspaper boy and other "newsies", on Delancey Street, on December 26, 1906.

Ice harvesting, Conneaut Lake, Pa.: Separating sections of ice and floating them to channel which leads to ice house

Ice harvesting, Conneaut Lake, Pa.: Separating sections of ice and floating them to channel which leads to ice house

Barb's Family Stories: WORKDAY WEDNESDAY: Grandfather Lewis Penny Doty, Iceman

Barb's Family Stories: WORKDAY WEDNESDAY: Grandfather Lewis Penny Doty, Iceman

The iceman ....brought a chunk of ice and it went into the ice-box...which had a drip tray underneath for the melted ice...remembering to empty it wasn't always successful

The iceman ....brought a chunk of ice and it went into the ice-box...which had a drip tray underneath for the melted ice...remembering to empty it wasn't always successful

An aerial view of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor, on January 27, 1965. (Courtesy NYC Municipal Archives)  via theatlantic.com

Historic Photos From the NYC Municipal Archives

An aerial view of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor, on January 27, 1965. (Courtesy NYC Municipal Archives) via theatlantic.com

An entrepreneur’s 1806 scheme to sell chunks of frozen New England ponds still shapes how we live.

How a Massachusetts man invented the global ice market

An entrepreneur’s 1806 scheme to sell chunks of frozen New England ponds still shapes how we live.

sandusky . oh : loading ice blocks . lake erie . ca. 1911

sandusky . oh : loading ice blocks . lake erie . ca. 1911

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