Fresh Pond Ice Co. Stores 80 Tons of Ice

on January 29, 2006

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.

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