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Ice Houses

Railroads maintained ice houses for the purpose of filling refridgerated freight cars and providing ice for early passenger car conditioning. These operations were usuallty at major terminals. The following ice houses and icing operations have been noted:

GTW Port Huron Icehouse

GTW Port Huron Icehouse

Photo Info/Credit: Two photos of the icing operations of the Grand Trunk Western a their Port Huron yard in 1928 [Charlie Whipp collection]