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The day that the temperature falls 50 degrees was the perfect day to get my Christmas present from Lisa picked up. As you can see above it is two pieces from the Iowa City Ice Company. I had owned the ice pick for years. We bought the sign from my parents' sale when they moved into their apartment. The sign was designed to hang from your back porch window, there are holes on all four sides, and whichever side was up indicated how many pounds of ice you needed delivered.
Foxcroft never had ice delivery. I have a letter from the designer/builder asking Bess if she wanted an opening from the porch for direct ice delivery into the house. She replied that she was planning to get a new electric icebox. The builder then wrote that they would put an additional electric plug into the kitchen design. Here is a picture of the original icebox: