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Fonds AM162 - Texas Lake Ice and Cold Storage Company fonds

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Texas Lake Ice and Cold Storage Company fonds

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  • 1892-1894 (Creation)
    Texas Lake Ice and Cold Storage Company

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0.01 m of textual records : originals

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In 1890 the Texas Lake Ice and Cold Storage Company built an artificial ice plant at Texas Lake near Hope, B.C. The company's three horse-drawn rigs were the first suppliers of ice in Vancouver. By 1896 the company was taken over by Cleeve Canning and Cold Storage Company of Vancouver and New Westminster.

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The fonds consists of a route book, Route No. 1, for 1892-1894, listing names of customers and amounts of ice purchased.

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Presented in 1934 by Miss Lottie Sheehan of Vancouver.


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Folder formerly located at 512-F-03 fld 04.

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  • Box: 604-E-01 fld 09