Map Ice Harvesting Open House orchard lake museum3951 Orchard Lake Road, Orchard Lake, MI 48323WebsiteEmailPhone: (248) 757-2451 Description Prior to modern day refrigerators, ice was the only means to keep our perishable groceries cold and fresh. The area lakes provided not only local residents and businesses ice for refrigeration, but much of the ice was loaded on trains/cars and shipped to Detroit for the meat processing industry. Ron Hanson shares his family’s ice cutting saw and photos of the saws being used on Orchard Lake and Pine Lake. Try cutting a block of ice and make an ice cone! Temporary and permanent exhibits interpret local area history and culture. Hands-on activities. No charge. Museum tours by appointment call 248.757.2451. Videos Event Dates More To Explore Categories: Art Exhibits & Events Cultural & Heritage City: Orchard Lake Region: Southeast Although the MEDC uses reasonable efforts to maintain the accuracy of the website content, it is not represented to be error free. Read legal information.