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Icebox - Wikipedia

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An icebox is a compact non-mechanical refrigerator which was a common kitchen appliance ... Iceboxes had hollow walls that were lined with tin or zinc and packed with various insulating materials su...

Keeping your (food) cool: From ice harvesting to electric refrigeration ...

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Apr 29, 2015 ... And the history of storing food by keeping it chilled goes hand in hand with ... Iceboxes also presented a new way to save prepared foods—or ...

Ice house - The Ultimate History Project

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While ice caves, ice pits and spring houses and other structures have a much .... Ice boxes appeared in English and American homes shortly after the ice trade ...

History of the Refrigerator - Keep It Cool

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At the beginning of the 19th century, ice boxes were used in England. Natural ice was harvested, distributed and used in both commercial and home ...

Who Invented the First Wooden Ice Box? | The Classroom | Synonym

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In Western civilization, the first wooden ice box was actually patented as a ... National agriculture in the Classroom: Historical Timeline — Farm Machinery & ...

The Surprisingly Cool History of Ice | Mental Floss

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Feb 10, 2016 ... Until two centuries ago, ice was just an unfortunate side effect of winter. But in the early 1800s, one man saw dollar signs in frozen ponds.

Ice Box - Historic Cooking School

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Ice-box refrigerators were available by the 1860s but root cellars, ice houses, and winter storage were ... Ice House Museum: Cedar Falls Historical Society, Iowa ...

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Apr 1, 2008 ... The Oldest Refrigerator Winner: The Old Ice Box .... HISTORY 109,939 views. 2: 15. Project - How to make a rustic cedar ice chest / cooler box!

How Did Iceboxes Work | Sears Modern Homes

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Jun 7, 2011 ... It's our 21st Century paradigm (and ignorance of recent history) that makes our old homes seem “mysterious.” Take ice boxes, for instance.

The History of the Fridge - Big Chill

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Jun 26, 2013 ... Most Ice Boxes were made of wood with an interior lined with tin, cork or zinc. Many people used sawdust or seaweed to help keep their blocks ...

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The Historical Society: Ice Boxes vs. Refrigerators

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Dec 12, 2013 ... While often used interchangeably with the word “refrigerator” by people over sixty , an ice box in the historical sense refers to a box with ice in it ...

What's an Ice Box? - DeForest Area Historical Society

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conjures up a very specific image: a large wooden box, zinc or tin-lined, with a compartment for large chunks of ice and an area with shelves for storing ...

Ice History - Peninsula Ice

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Before the invention of artificial refrigeration in the early twentieth century, ice was ... At the beginning of the 19th century, ice boxes were used in England.