Former Sanford Public Service Company Building
Sanford Public Service Co.
Ice industry--United States
The former building of the Sanford Public Service Company, located at 1501 West First Street in Sanford, Florida, in 2011. When the building first opened in 1922, it operated as an ice house. Ice houses provided blocks of ice for home ice boxes and allowed agricultural businesses to transport their fruits and vegetables in refrigerated boxcars. Ice houses also provided cold storage for produce, meat, and other food goods for better food preservation.
Original color digital image by Laura Cepero, July 9, 2011.
Is Part Of
Ice Houses of Sanford Collection, Sanford Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
1 color digital image
Audience Education Level
SS.K.A.1.2; SS.K.G.2.1; SS.1.A.1.1; SS.1.A.2.2; SS.1.E.1.3; SS.1.E.1.4; SS.1.G.1.5; SS.2.A.1.1; SS.2.G.1.2; SS.3.A.1.1; SS.3.G.1.1; SS.3.G.2.6; SS.4.A.1.1; SS.4.E.1.2; SS.5.A.1.1; SS.5.G.1.4; SS.6.W.1.3; SS.8.A.1.2; SS.8.A.1.5; SS.8.G.4.4; SS.912.A.1.1; SS.912.A.1.4; SS.912.A.6.15; SS.912.A.7.12; SS.912.A.7.17; SS.912.E.1.1; SS.912.E.1.3; SS.912.E.2.12; SS.912.G.1.2; SS.912.G.1.4; SS.912.W.1.3; SS.912.W.1.6
Originally created by Laura Cepero and owned by RICHES of Central Florida.
Sanborn Map, Sanford, Florida, 1922. Sanford, Florida: Sanborn Map Company, 1922.
Hiles, Theron L. The Ice Crop, How to Harvest, Store, Ship and Use Ice: A Complete Practical Treatise for Farmers, Dairymen, Ice Dealers, Produce Shippers, Meat Packers, Cold Storers, and All Interested in Ice Houses, Cold Storage and the Handling or Use of Ice in Any Way. New York: Orange Judd Company, 1893.
Wallis-Tayler, Alexander James. Refrigeration, Cold Storage and Ice-making: A Practical Treatise on the Art and Science of Refrigeration. London: Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1902.
Sanford Historical Society, Inc. Sanford. Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2003.
External Reference Title
Sanborn Map, Sanford, Florida, 1922
The Ice Crop, How to Harvest, Store, Ship and Use Ice: A Complete Practical Treatise for Farmers, Dairymen, Ice Dealers, Produce Shippers, Meat Packers, Cold Storers, and All Interested in Ice Houses, Cold Storage and the Handling or Use of Ice in Any Way
Still Image Item Type Metadata
1 color digital image