Another ice source appeared along the Wilkes-Barre and
t+hatocn line i n 1895, whon tho l'ocono S p r i n ~W ater I c o Cornpuny
of Easton had the Tunkhannock Creek dammed t o create Lake Naomi.
Ice houses b u i l t on the shore held 60,000 tons of ice. The
monolithic ice t r u s t , the American Ice Company, leased the plant
in: l9OO and made plans to expand the f a c i l i t i e s . In ordinary
winters, Lake Naomi could be expected t o yield between 400,000
and j00,000 tons of good ice. Plans were made to add a connection
to the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western. The company placed
contracts for two hundred r e f r i g e r a t o r cars t o carry ice t o New
Jersey and Pennsylvania c i t i e s . The Pocono Pines Ice Company of
Zastori succeeded the Pocono Spring Water Ice Company a f t e r purchasing
t h e i r property at a s h e r i f f ' s sale. The icehouses at
Lake Naorni burned down i n 1914, a f t e r being struck by lightning
I look out the bathroom window and overlook lake naomi every morning as well as the ice house resturant.
boy I bet those workers could suggest some good boots, made in america!!!! to wear....