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Champion Ice Manufacturing & Cold Storage Company, 40 East Second Street, Covington, Kenton County, KY



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Item Title
Champion Ice Manufacturing & Cold Storage Company, 40 East Second Street, Covington, Kenton County, KY

Location
40 East Second Street, Covington, KY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER KY-26
Building/structure dates: 1884 initial construction
Significance: This complex is important to the industrial development of the city of Covington, as it relates to the manufacturing of ice and the storage of perishable foods. Surviving machinery adds to our understanding of the commercial process of the manufacturing of ice.

Subjects
Brick Buildings
Icehouses
Industrial Facilities


Related Names
Wallace, Charles


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF COMPLEX, LOOKING NORTHEAST FROM INTERSECTION OF 2ND AND SCOTT STREETS
2. VIEW OF SOUTH (MAIN) FACADE
3. VIEW OF SOUTH (MAIN) AND WEST FACADES
4. VIEW OF EAST SIDE FACADES
5. VIEW OF EAST AND NORTH FACADES
6. VIEW OF WEST SIDE FACADES
7. DETAIL EXTERIOR VIEW OF WINDOW AND DOOR, OFFICE, FIRST FLOOR, SOUTHEAST CORNER
8. VIEW OF COLD STORAGE DOOR, FIRST FLOOR, EAST FACADE
9. DETAIL EXTERIOR VIEW OF DOOR AT REAR OF COLD STORAGE BUILDING, FIRST FLOOR, NORTH FACADE
10. VIEW OF ICE STORAGE AREA, LOOKING TOWARD NORTH WALL
11. VIEW OF ICE STORAGE AREA, LOOKING AT SOUTH WALL
12. GENERAL VIEW, FORMER ICE EQUIPMENT STORAGE ROOM, LOOKING NORTH (REAR)
13. VIEW OF AMMONIA COMPRESSOR, YORK 14X14
14. VIEW OF AMMONIA COMPRESSOR, YORK 6X6
15. GENERAL VIEW OF COMPRESSORS AND PIPES
16. GENERAL VIEW OF FREEZING TANKS (PIPES MISSING), LOOKING SOUTH
17. VIEW OF GALVANIZED STEEL ICE CANS AND HOIST
18. VIEW OF ICE BLOCKING CUTTING SAW
19. DETAIL VIEW OF CEILING AND COLUMN, FIRST FLOOR, EQUIPMENT ROOM
20. DETAIL VIEW OF CEILING AND COLUMN, SECOND FLOOR, FORMER EQUIPMENT ROOM
21. DETAIL VIEW OF INTERIOR SPACE AND ROOF, THIRD FLOOR, FORMER EQUIPMENT ROOM
22. VIEW SHOWING REMAINS OF ELEVATOR PULLY, THIRD FLOOR, FORMER EQUIPMENT ROOM
23. VIEW OF HALLWAY, FIRST FLOOR, COLD STORAGE BUILDING
24. VIEW SHOWING TYPICAL COLD STORAGE BIN, FIRST FLOOR, COLD STORAGE BUILDING
25. GENERAL INTERIOR VIEW OF THIRD FLOOR, LOOKING NORTH
26. Photocopy of photograph taken by W. Terry Averbeck, date unknown. VIEW, LOOKING NORTHWEST, OF SECOND STREET BETWEEN SCOTT AND COURT STREETS, SHOWING PORTIONS OF THE ICE STORAGE BUILDING AND ORIGINAL SHIPPING AREA, NOW USED AS BAGGING/CRUSHING AREA (8x10' enlargement from 4x5' negative)


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