Horse Pulling Ice Cutting Plow

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Title: Horse Pulling Ice Cutting Plow
Author: Niebergall, Ernst
Description: Horses were an essential part of the ice harvesting industry. Outfitted with sharp steel cleats known as calks, horses gained better traction on the ice. Thin ice and air pockets frequently caused horses to break through the ice while working on the ice fields.
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Date: 1913

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