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The Ice Cart, or Water Box, Icing a Logging Road

Man driving a horse drawn ice cart in snowy forest near Woodhull Lake in the Adirondack Mountains. The carts were used in winter to spray logging roads with water to form an icy cover, making transportation by sled easier.
Identifier: NYSA_A3045_1702
Date: 1912
Language: English
Repository: New York State Archives
Source: New York State Archives, New York (State). Education Dept., Division of Visual Instruction, Instructional lantern slides, A3045, no. 1702
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Special Project: Environmental History Virtual Resource Collection

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