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Photo from Google Images. Early fridges had a small freezer compartment big enough for an Amscol brick of ice cream and needed defrosting regularly.

Remember ‘Defrosting’ the Fridge?

Remember the first fridge your family ever bought? Prior to refrigerators we had ice chests. The ice man would come every second day and deliver a big block of ice which he would carry with ice tongs (were they called pliers?) and deliver it into the top of the chest. Fridges arrived in the 50s […]

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