Builders Supply Co. has adapted to change

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By Johnathan Ryan

A hundred years ago, people would line Elm Street with their horses and wagons to get ice and coal from Lancaster Ice and Fuel Co. on French Street.

"It was a really active business," said Chauncey "Bubber" Gregory Jr.

It was the only ice plant in Lancaster County, and it provided ice and coal to Springs Cotton Mills during its early years.

Gregory's grandfather, William Thurlow, operated the fuel and ice company.

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