Saturday, March 10, 2012

Harvesting Ice with Oxen

If you don't have your ice put-up yet, time is running out! Hauling the blocks of ice from the lake's edge would have been a job well suited for an ox or team.

Harvesting Ice with Oxen in the Jamestown Settlement
In 1954 the U.S.A. National Park Service commissioned Sidney E. King to make a
 series of paintings of early Jamestown. This is one of that collection.


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