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refrigeration history

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      Bernard Nebel

      Before refrigerators, people had ice boxes. Ice was “harvested”  from lakes and ponds in the winer and stored in ice houses.

      People could go to the ice house and buy blocks of ice for their ice boxes, or you could have it delivered. Mechanical refrigeration has been a tremendous benefit to civilization. Read more of history here.

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