Puritan Ice – Blythe, After
Written by admin on December 8th, 2012
Puritan Ice entered into “the desert deal” in 1944. They iced the melon and vegetable shipments and supplied Patton’s Desert Training Center. And they expanded…
Don’t forget to buy the book, The Puritan Ice Companies: The Ice Empire of California’s Central Coast.
And check out images from other regions where Puritan flourished.
Former site of Puritan Cattle along the Colorado River is now McIntyre Park.
Arriving on Ice Plant Road. The old Blythe Ice building is visible at the end of the road.
Blythe Ice, front, 2010.
Blythe Ice Plant – front
Kathy Cusick, Fisher Ranch, gave the site tour. South yard, 2010.
Ammonia compressor, 2010.
Associated Refrigeration Engineers plaque, the original plant designers and builders.
Blythe Ice Plant South Wall Interior
Blythe Ice Storage North Wall
Ice shredder, interior
Ice shredder arm, exterior
Ice prongs, Blythe Ice.
Blythe Ice Vacuum Precooling
The beautiful blue south wall. Blythe Ice.
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