Ice Harvesting Industry

Ice Harvesting Industry (HM1Z3R)

Location: Long Pond, PA 18334 Monroe County
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N 41° 6.319', W 75° 28.109'

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Ice was harvested on local lakes from 1896 thru the 1940s. Vast icehouses insulated with sawdust at Naomi Lake, Pocono Lake, Stillwater Lake, Anglewood lake and Brady's Lake kept tons of ice frozen through summer. Blocks of ice were shipped by rail to major cities and points south. Jobs such as Chunk Boy and Scraper were among those offered by the industry until electric refrigeration ended the era.
HM NumberHM1Z3R
Year Placed2017
Placed ByThe Hackenberg, Erlsten & Fischer Families in honor of Robert & Shirley Fischer
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Date Added Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 460662 N 4550554
Decimal Degrees41.10531667, -75.46848333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 6.319', W 75° 28.109'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 6' 19.14" N, 75° 28' 6.54" W
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Area Code(s)570
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1923 PA-940, Long Pond PA 18334, US
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