Harvest: why in the United States annually sawed ice on the lake Squam (video)
This tradition has existed for 120 years.
In the U.S. state of new Hampshire began a seasonal harvest. In the middle of winter, the locals harvest the ice, which can later be used for old refrigerators at a local holiday camp.
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They take the ice on the lake Squam, sawing it in large blocks with a thickness of 30 cm with the help of machines and special tools.
By the way, this tradition for 120 years, and abandon it the locals don’t want.
They note that ice of a lake, which is filled with old special lockers, enough for the whole tourist season.
Once they changed the old equipment to new, modern refrigerators, but these benefits of civilization here has not caught on.
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