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Ice tongs
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Ice tongs

Object 981.033.001

Ice tongs

Ice tongs

A pair of metal tongs used to haul large blocks of ice from the Mackenzie River to the Fort Good Hope nursing station where the ice was stored in a cork-insulated icehouse. The nursing station was built in 1955 by the federal government.

Object Details
Accession No.981.033.001
MakerGifford and Wood Company, Hudson, New York, USA
Culture
Region
LocationFort Good Hope, Mackenzie River
Date1950s