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Saturday, October 29, 2011

Canonsburg 1887

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.