In 1890, Fresh Pond Ice Co. in Brookline (pop. 4,181) consisted of nine icehouses under one roof with a combined storage capacity of 60 tons. By 1914, the company’s icehouses numbered 13 and storage capacity increased to 80 tons.
Fresh Pond Ice Co. Stores 80 Tons of Ice
TriviaBy American Profile on January 29, 2006
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