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The cold gold began to appear as means to keep produce chilled in the earlier part of the nineteenth century. Families purchasing ice from wagons and local icehouses made it a common way of life by the late nineteenth century. Wm. E. Worth and Company, the first artificial ice factory, paving the way of predominance for artificial ice production. Today, Harris and Rose Ice Company provides ice for much of Southeastern North Carolina, assuring the continuation of a long tradition started in Wilmington.