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February 8, 2019

Resort keeps ice harvesting tradition alive

By MICHAEL CASEY
Associated Press

AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty [enlarge]
Ice harvesters in New Hampshire use chain saws, ice picks and a huge saw on a sled to gather ice. The ice will be stored until next summer, when it will be used to cool beer and snacks.

HOLDERNESS, N.H. — Modern refrigerators have little appeal for summer guests at a rustic New Hampshire resort who prefer cooling their bottles of water, soda and beer the old-fashioned way.


 
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