Tuesday, March 19, 2013
ICE: THE AMAZING HISTORY OF THE ICE BUSINESS
Laurence Pringle (Calkins Creek/Boyds Mills 2012)(ages 8+). Before mechanical refrigeration, there was ice, which had to be harvested during the winter, stored, transported, and then delivered to customers. ICE! offers a fascinating glimpse into a lost industry and illuminates a portion of day-to-day life a century ago. Photos and sidebars offer additional information and insights.