Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>
Tom Madden wrote:
Sawdust was commonly used if there were sawmills in the area. My father in law cut, harvested & stored pond ice in the Poconos (PA) into the late 1960's and always used sawdust for insulation. Sold ice to tourists out of his service station through the summer.This does not necessarily have anything to do with ice for reefers. Sawdust clogs the drains, usually a bad thing. Consumer ice is a different story.
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