30 January 2015

Say It Ain't Snow, The End [Hopefully]

While freezing may be a silent process [unless you count my chattering teeth this frigid night], the same can't be said for melting. Who has not, at some time, been startled by the clatter of automatically-produced ice cubes tumbling into a bin? That would be a wholly unfamiliar sound to Mrs. O.H. Paton of 5528 Hawthorne Place N.W. in Washington D.C. It would not be until 1953—15 years after this advertisement appeared—that the ice-maker was introduced to home refrigerators. The manufacturer, in fact, was Servel.

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