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Re: OT- ovens/ranges

I remember those...vaguely...I do remember a girl whose family had the
first refrigerator...SHE had frozen icepops that just fascinated me.

> [Original Message]
> From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 10/1/2006 2:09:02 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT- ovens/ranges
> We had one of those, too.  Before that my grandfather brought a block
> of ice home from the icehouse to put in the icebox every day at noon - 
> he passed there on his way from his office. He carried the block of
> ice with a pair of metal tongs - the block was about 18" square.  I
> don't think anyone delivered ice in our small panhandle town, but when
> I visited my other grandparents in the country near Ozark, Ala., a
> wagon brought them ice for their icebox, which was much bigger
> than the one we had in town.
> In a message dated 10/01/2006 1:58:28 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
> islandjim1@verizon.net writes:
> When I was small, we had an icebox. And in summer, the weekly [or 
> whatever it was] arrival of the iceman was a big deal. All of us 
> urchins would chase his truck and beg big chips of ice to suck on. The 
> first refrigerator we got had a big condensing coil on top of it.
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