"Blue Star Ice Harvesters"
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- "Blue Star Ice Harvesters" Dept. 56 New England Village set of 2 Item #56502. Introduced 1993 and retired 1997. Mint condition piece in original box & sleeve. Men cut up pond, lake and river ice to stack in icehouse for food storage and cooling. Early storage was dug into the ground which helped to insulate. Later wood and stone buildings were built to storehouse ice. Sawdust and straw were used to keep ice blocks from sticking together.


Dept 56 Retirees, Inc.(since 1987)
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- Member Dept 56 National Council Of Clubs
- Advertise last page Village D-Tails Guide to Department 56 Villages
- Village D-Lights Magazine
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