Picture St. Marys
Cutting Ice Above Goldie's Dam


Description
Creator:
Charles E. Brine, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
This photo depicts an ice cutting machine above Goldie's Mill in Guelph, Ontario in January 1919. Before mechanical refrigerators, cutting ice was a common winter chore. Ice would be stored in an insulated ice house until warmer weather arrived, when it would be sold and used for cold food storage.
Notes:
Condition: good.
Date of Original:
January 1919
Dimensions:
Width: 13.1 cm
Height: 10.1 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 11.9cm
Image Height: 10cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
storey002
Collection:
Storey Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.5510878223048 Longitude: -80.2545308782959
Donor:
Ken Storey
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Storey Collection. "Cutting Ice Above Goldie's Dam" St. Marys Museum, storey002.
Location of Original:
St. Marys Museum archives
Terms of Use:
Reproduction of digital objects is restricted to fair use for personal study or research; any other use must be done with permission of copyright holder.
Reproduction Notes:
This image is a watermarked low resolution reproduction.
High resolution images are available at the St. Marys Museum for a fee.
Contact
St. Marys Museum
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

177 Church Street South,

P.O. Box 998,

St. Marys, Ontario.

N4X 1B6

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Cutting Ice Above Goldie's Dam


This photo depicts an ice cutting machine above Goldie's Mill in Guelph, Ontario in January 1919. Before mechanical refrigerators, cutting ice was a common winter chore. Ice would be stored in an insulated ice house until warmer weather arrived, when it would be sold and used for cold food storage.