Shorpy Saturday – Fountain of Ice: 1904

By Jeffrey Buck

We seem to be experiencing a mild winter this year in Detroit. We still have yet to see snow like what is depicted below in the photograph. This is the second snapshot of the grand frozen fountain on Washington (We did finally get hit with some snow last night), this time with a few school children.

Take a look at the photograph entitled “Fountain of Ice: 1904“:

Detroit circa 1904. “Fountain of ice, Washington Boulevard.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

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About Jeffrey S. Buck

I'm currently a Project Manager at Cypress Partners, LLC in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. I graduated from Wayne State University in 2008 with a B.A. in Journalism. Looking to broaden my view of the world, I spent a semester abroad studying at the University of Salford, a Greater Manchester University in England. I enjoy doing an array of activities, including following Detroit sports teams, SCUBA diving, traveling, reading, playing tennis, hand-written letters and going to the movies. I am the co-founder of the Woodward Spine, a blog about Detroit and its surrounding communities. The Woodward Spine aims to inform its readers about relevant news and events through creative and informative posts in these core areas: news, opinion, entertainment, history, sports and development. The Woodward Spine serves the tri-county metro Detroit area, concentrating mainly on the communities that lie along the Woodward corridor.
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One Response to Shorpy Saturday – Fountain of Ice: 1904

  1. Pingback: Shorpy Saturday – Washington Park: 1907 | The Woodward Spine

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