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The end of the natural ice trade

               
London Canal Museum - home page Enquiry 7 On towns and cities On the economy On industry On the costs of transport On financial services The end of the natural ice trade
  The natual ice trade was in strong competition with ice made in factories towards the end of the Victorian period. Although import of natural ice did not end until around 1921, the new technology had already begun to reduce the trade in natural ice by 1900. 1858 ice making machine
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