Ice cutting an old-fashioned trade
Seventy years ago Ken Felt lugged his 4-foot saw onto the ice of Lake Itasca and began cutting.
Like a stonemason, he made precise blocks of ice, 16-by-16 inches, 16-by-20 and other sizes if custom ordered.
The harvest continued through the winter until the ice went out on the lake.
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