Ice Plants and Houses in Sanford

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Title

Ice Plants and Houses in Sanford

Alternative Title

Sanford Ice Houses

Subject

Sanford (Fla.)
Ice industry--United States
Ice-houses
Buildings--Florida

Description

Chart representing the various ice plants and houses located in Sanford, Florida. These ice houses include: Crystal Ice Company, 110 South Park Avenue; Hunter Ice & Fuel Company, 700 West Thirteenth Street; New Ice Company; Rand Yard Ice House, Rand Yard Road; Sanford Ice and Cold Storage, 403 South Sanford Avenue; Sanford Ice and Water Company, 702 South French Avenue; Sanford Ice Company, 320 South Park Avenue; Sanford Ice, Light, and Power, 218 East First Street; Sanford Public Service, 110 South Park Avenue and 1501 West First Street; Southern Utilities, 112 South Park Avenue; and Thomas Ice Company, 702 South French Avenue.

Ice manufacturing became a prominent industry in the United States by the beginning of the twentieth century. Most ice houses consisted of two stories with the first floor used as food storage and the second floor used to store the ice. Ice houses provided blocks of ice for home ice boxes and allowed agricultural businesses to transport their fruits and vegetables in refrigerated vehicles.

Creator

Cepero, Laura

Source

Original chart created by Laura Cepero, July 22, 2011.

Date Created

2011-07-22

Is Part Of

Ice Houses of Sanford Collection, Sanford Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

References

Sanford, Florida City Directory, 1915. Jacksonville, FL: R.L. Polk & Co., 1915.
Sanford, Florida City Directory, 1917-1918. Jacksonville, FL: R.L. Polk & Co., 1917.
Sanford, Florida City Directory, 1924. Sanford, Florida: R.L. Polk & Company, 1924.
Sanborn Map: Sanford, Florida, 1887. Sanford, Florida: Sanborn Map Company, 1887: Library and Archives, Orange County Regional History Center, Orlando, Florida.
Sanborn Map, Sanford, Florida, 1922. Sanford, Florida: Sanborn Map Company, 1922: Library and Archives, Orange County Regional History Center, Orlando, Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

55 KB

Medium

1 chart

Language

eng

Type

Dataset

Coverage

Crystal Ice Company, Sanford, Florida
Hunter Ice and Fuel Company, Sanford, Florida
New Ice Company, Sanford, Florida
Rand Yard Ice House, Sanford, Florida
Sanford Ice and Cold Storage, Sanford, Florida
Sanford Ice and Water Company, Sanford, Florida
Sanford Ice Company, Sanford, Florida
Sanford Ice, Light, and Power, Sanford, Florida
Sanford Public Service, Sanford, Florida
Sanford Public Service, Sanford, Florida
Southern Utilities, Sanford, Florida
Thomas Ice Company, Sanford, Florida

Accrual Method

Item Creation

Mediator

History Teacher
Economics Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Laura Cepero and owned by RICHES of Central Florida.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

Wallis-Tayler, Alexander James. Refrigeration, Cold Storage and Ice-making: A Pratical Treatise on the Art and Science of Refrigeration. London: Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1902.
Sanford, Florida City Directory, 1915. Jacksonville, FL: R.L. Polk & Co., 1915.
Sanford, Florida City Directory, 1917-1918. Jacksonville, FL: R.L. Polk & Co., 1917.
Sanford, Florida City Directory, 1924. Sanford, Florida: R.L. Polk & Company, 1924.
Sanborn Map: Sanford, Florida, 1887. Sanford, Florida: Sanborn Map Company, 1887.
Sanborn Map, Sanford, Florida, 1922. Sanford, Florida: Sanborn Map Company, 1922: Library and Archives, Orange County Regional History Center, Orlando, Florida.
Sanford Historical Society, Inc. Sanford. Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2003.

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1 chart

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