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Tully Ice Harvest Festival

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The Tully Ice Harvest Festival takes place on Green Lake in Tully, New York once a year. Tully is located an hour from Syracuse, New York. The Ice Harvest Festival provides a way for the people of Tully and surrounding areas to have access to large amounts of ice. Unfortunately, the 2013 Tully Ice Harvest Festival did not take place due to the weather which caused the ice to be too thin to cut. The ice is often used in keeping items cold rather than making things with it. Gordon Howard of Tully, New York provides insight on the harvesting process. The footage and interview was conducted in February of 2009 by Peter Chen.

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Written by haleywalley

May 1, 2013 at 4:58 pm

Ice Harvesting in Tully, NY

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Ice harvesting is an activity that has been practiced in the Northern states of the U.S. since the late 19th century. It has become a tradition for the people of the New York state area/

Gordon Howard explains the process of ice harvesting in Tully, NY and gives us insights on the history of the tradition.

Videography and Reporting by Peter Chen

Editing by Noé Cugny

Tully Ice Harvest Festival

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The annual Ice Harvest Festival takes place in Tully, New York, which is around an hour south of Syracuse. The video is from the Festival in Feb. 2009. Gordon Howard is an volunteer. He is the person talking about ice harvesting in the video.
Howard explains the process of how ice is harvest and how it is stored. Howard also explains how to clear the snow, cut it into 18-inch square blocks and transporting the ice to the ice house.

Written by Anthony P

May 1, 2013 at 3:55 pm

Ice Harvesting

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Gordon Howard explains the process of ice harvesting on Green Lake during the Tully Ice Harvest Festival in Tully, New York.  The footage for this video was filmed in February 2009.

Written by stephaniependergrass

May 1, 2013 at 3:50 pm

Ice Harvest Festival: Tully, NY

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Rjf91mNYRM

We use ice nearly every day and I don’t think I have ever considered the process of ice harvesting. Today we have ice makers. But “back in the day” large blocks of ice were used to keep refrigerators cool to save milk and other things. This video shows and explains the process of ice harvesting. This was in February 2009 during an Ice Harvest Festival in Tully, NY. Gordon Howard is the narrator. The ice has to be scored, which basically makes a grid in the ice so you know where to saw. Large saws are used to cut along the scores or grid. Once the ice squares are removed they are guided, using special tools, onto horse drawn sleighs. Then they are transported to the ice house where they are packed in saw dust, which keeps the large ice blocks from melting. All videography and reporting was done by Peter Chen. And all editing was done by me, Jana Edwards. And with this being my final project, I’m ready to graduate next week!

Written by ijanah

May 1, 2013 at 1:22 pm

Tully Ice Harvest Festival

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This video was taken from the annual Ice Harvest Festival in February of 2009 on the Green Lake of Tully, New York, which is about an hour south of Syracuse. The festival originally started with Ice Farmers that moved to Tully to find work. They would come from all over the world just to harvest the ice found here.

The video, narrated by Gordon Howard, a volunteer at the festival, shows the process of the harvest of the ice; from the clearing of the snow, to the scoring into 18-inch square blocks, to the transporting via horse-drawn carriages to the ice house.

Howard proceeds to discuss the history and economical impact that the festival has on the town, along with the importance of the help of the townspeople and invites any and everyone to come out and attend.

Written by tnrwtsn

May 1, 2013 at 11:47 am

NY Ice Harvesting Festival

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Tully, NY presented there annual Ice Harvesting Festival (Filmed Feb. /2009). This video shows the process of ice harvesting among members of the Tully community. The man speaking in the interview is Gordon Howard (Interviewed by Peter Chen). He describes the festival, the process of ice harvesting and how it is used in a world that now has refrigeration.

When people usually think of  the harvesting of ice, they think of a much older time period without things like refrigerators or in-door plumbing. This videography shows that not only is ice harvesting still happening, but it still serves a valued purpose. This Festival gets the entire family involved for the shared, learning experience of ice harvesting.

Written by annafrancis2013

May 1, 2013 at 10:30 am