Saturday, January 31, 2009

Ice Palace 2 - Cutting Ice

Things were pretty busy down at the Ice Palace building site. Ice blocks were being cut, removed, transported and stored at the rate of one every minute

Ancient gas-powered ice cutter

Kicks up a spray

Make the smaller cuts by hand

Block guided through a channel of water clear of ice

The 400 lb block of ice finally arrives at the shore

Ice block placed into the waiting loader

1 comment:

City Mouse said...

Wow - neat to see the process. Thanks for posting this. I had wondered about some of the logistics.