Ice Making

Moving the ice blocks "cakes" into the ice house on the Mississippi River

McCann-Wessler Ice House 1939

Marguerite Sartell McCann, with son Jack age 3, watch the workers harvesting the ice. 1940

The exposed frame of the icehouse. 1939

Some of the tools used by the McCann's to harvest ice on the Mississippi, a bowl of sawdust is also on display