One of the Trails and Sails events this year is a tour of Cape Pond Ice scheduled for 11 Am This Saturday September 28. We went last week with a couple dozen others and Scott Memhard led a very entertaining tour. Many of the participants were local, and I recommend you stop down if you … Continue reading Cape Pond Ice House Tour on Saturday
BOBBI GIBB ART – murals, sculpture, recent works You are invited to attend an Open Studio and Art Sale event all of next month – September 14st – October. This Exhibit showcases my sculptural works and latest explorations in abstract art & mixed media forms. The event is in the “Loft Area” of the Cape … Continue reading BOBBI GIBB ART Open Studio at Cape Pond Ice’s ART @the ICEHOUSE
An interesting ad from the 1937-38 Gloucester City Directory showcases the “Coolerator” from Cape Pond Ice and I love the selling point that “only ice is trouble free”! Perhaps some of our followers remember these ancestors to the current high tech refrigerators? This one makes ice cubes too. Anyhow, the ad makes me feel cooler … Continue reading Coolerator from Cape Pond Ice
For our awesome Ward One City Councilor Scott Memhard –
A Festivus Miracle ? Old (1992) Turbo TIGAR Cape Pond Ice machine being rigged out to make room for new generation Vogt ice maker, to serve the Gloucester fleet.
Next time you’re heading in the direction of Wolf Hill, Good Harbor Beach or Rockport thank E. Raymond Abbott when you pass Day’s Pond, a historic man made pond in Gloucester about 1 acre in size. In 1978 Abbott wrote about his family’s association with the pond: “On reading a recent article in the Gloucester … Continue reading 1979 time capsule – E. Raymond Abbott, former Cape Pond Ice owner and Gloucester philanthropist, on the history of Day’s pond, its waterlilies and a Rockport watershed
Whenever we get to stop by Cape Pond Ice, we walk away with a smile on our faces. It’s got a little bit of all the good stuff: ice house tours, “cool” merchandise and friendly staff. If you haven’t been there in a while, stop in and have a look-around. Thanks, Scott! Great to see … Continue reading We Love Cape Pond Ice
Building Center’s old timber building latest waterfront pile supported structure to give up the ghost!
We always enjoy a trip down to Cape Pond Ice. The outside is a study in the history of the company as well as Gloucester. This time, we needed to stop inside and pick up a t shirt requested by a family member. As always, we were greeted in a friendly manner and we were … Continue reading Cape Pond Ice a Real Treat
Shop local – Gloucester Christmas on Commercial Street – Fort Wharf / Cape Pond Ice Gift Shop – good time for replacing worn out, out-grown, or stolen (by your brother) Cape Pond Ice gear for the holidays – or for that “Cool” friend or family member who just never got one, now’s the time… good … Continue reading Shop Local WITH THE COOLEST GUYS AROUND! – Cape Pond Ice Gift Shop – Fort Wharf, Gloucester
Among all Gloucester’s great “shop local” options this Christmas… don’t forget the selection of “Cool Gear” for all your “Coolest Guys, Gals and Cool Kids”, Wicked Tuna, historic ice industry books & Perfect Storm memorabilia offered in Cape Pond Ice Company’s surprising little Gift Shop, “down The Fort” at 104 Commercial Street, past Beauport … Continue reading Cape Pond Ice
Jeff Murphy representing in their Cape Pond Ice -Gloucester “Coolest Guys” duds on the spectacular Great Wall of China.
Cape Pond Ice Company Published by Scott Memhard We need your help! – This may be our last chance to keep Cape Pond Ice afloat & serving Gloucester’s fleet! PLEASE contact Gloucester Mayor Sefatia Romeo & Alexander Strysky at MA MEMA to endorse our Cape Pond Ice project and plans ahead: Before Fiesta we need Letters … Continue reading Cape Pond Ice
Here are a few photos and plans which will be shared at tomorrow, Thursday May 31st’s 7 pm Community Meeting & Open House at Cape Pond Ice, Fort Wharf, 104 Commercial Street, Gloucester. They may be of interest to GMG viewers who aren’t able to join us: Cape Pond Ice Company’s current factory was built … Continue reading More info on Cape Pond Ice
For those of you who live at the Fort neighborhood of Gloucester or just have an interest in what is going on at the Cape Pond Ice building, please consider attending this informational meeting. I hope to see you there.
Summer is Coming – but several of our stellar Cape Pond Ice drivers have “graduated” & moved on, to the US Marine Corps & other “less Cool” but “real jobs”, so we have Driver openings we are looking to fill this Summer – Job Description below. We are launching smart new “RouteMan” GIS delivery software, … Continue reading Cape Pond Ice truck job
Scott Memhard, president of Cape Pond Ice Company, at work in the historic building on the Gloucester waterfront. By Cindy Atoji Keene GLOBE CORRESPONDENT JANUARY 13, 2018 Photo Credit Jessica Rinaldi, Boston Globe Staff You know it’s freezing outside when the icehouse — kept at a constant 28 degrees — feels warm. Inside the venerable … Continue reading CAPE POND ICE IN THE BOSTON GLOBE TODAY!
There are still some “limited edition” Cape Pond Ice Dry Ice “smoking” Pumpkin & Orange T-shirts available in time for Halloween, in both youth & adult sizes. Come down and check out the inventory in our shop at 104 Commercial Street, Gloucester. http://capepondice.com/halloween-tee-adult-sizes http://capepondice.com/orange-tee Scott — Scott Memhard, President Cape Pond Ice Company aka Bresnahan … Continue reading Cape Pond Ice Pumpkin Shirts