Saw, Ice

Object number
1880 – 1900
Ice saw made of heavy steel saw with 1 1/2" teeth; two wooden handles on curved cast iron shank at right angles to blade. Saw cuts on push, a little on pull, action like cross-cut saw. Weight of saw necessary to counteract buoyancy of water beneath the ice. Typical of ice saws used in harvesting ice from local ponds.
Credit Line
Purchased from Anna Rose Antiques