1916 Ice Box in Window

by Rena

Storage of food in cold weather is a comparatively simple matter, since the low temperature is furnished by nature and we have only to guard against freezing…. It is of great convenience to have the ice chest built against the outer wall of kitchen or pantry, so that it may be filled from the outside by means of a small door cut for that purpose. In such case it is of course advisable to choose a wall on which there is little or no sunshine. The ice box may also be drained by a pipe leading to the outside…

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