|An 1887 illustrated map of Canonsburg Pa sourced from history-map.com.|
|Canonsburg of 1887|
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Note the lake where the stadium is located today.
The lake was created each year by controlled flooding from Chartiers Creek. Once frozen, it was chopped/cut into blocks and stored in the row of ice houses seen on the north side of the lake. Most of the ice was shipped by train to Pittsburgh.