Country Living
Country Living, Country Skills
Country People

KountryLife.com - A Country Living Resource and Community
Community
Message Board
Country Topics
Trading Post
Memory Lane
Country Skills
Country Cooking

Channels
Gardening
Livestock
The Kitchen
Machinery
Tools

Photographs
Photo Gallery
Vintage Photos
Special Collections

Fun
Country Humor
Country Sounds
Coloring Book
Interactive Story

Farm Tractors
Pictures
Tractor Parts
Tractor Manuals

Miscellaneous
Classic Trucks
Antique Tractors
Modern Tractors
Site Map
Links Page
Contact Us

  
Country Discussion Topics
To add your comments to this topic, click on one of the 'Reply' links below.

More ice pictures
[Return to Topics]

Les    Posted 01-13-2004 at 16:18:35       [Reply]  [No Email]

Up the ramp, across the platform and into the back of the waiting truck (not visible). The truck with the plow in the background pulls a cable which is attached to a device that slides 5 blocks at a time up the ramp via a pulley system.


bob ny    Posted 01-13-2004 at 16:39:48       [Reply]  [No Email]
while i was asking a couple of questions on the other thread you were answering them on this post.very interesting nice job presenting it keep up the reporting


bob(who is never to old to learn) ny


Les...One more    Posted 01-13-2004 at 16:22:07       [Reply]  [No Email]

Chain secured and another load ready to head for one of the ice houses. Once they are full, the ice will be covered with sawdust and it will keep nicely all summer.
I bet that young man won't be working bareheaded tomorrow. ";^O


deadcarp    Posted 01-13-2004 at 19:44:41       [Reply]  [No Email]
interesting that trucks only haul 1 layer at a time - we used to load horse-drawn hayracks with 1 layer to skid ice off the river - on the level they could have dragged lots more but any more and the ponies worked too hard pulling the sled up the bank. think that stuff ain't heavy? plunk one on yer foot! or lose your footing, flop down and have a chunk pirouette across ya. woowee! :)



[Return to Topics]



[Home] [Search]

Copyright © 1999-2013 KountryLife.com
All Rights Reserved
A Country Living Resource and Community