Daily Archives: January 6, 2013

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  • Americana Photo, posted 2013-01-06

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    A basement laundry room, circa ~1875.  No electricity needed :-).  While we think of indoor laundry facilities as a modern luxury, they have been around in one form or another for well over a century, just in much simpler forms.  This scrubboard and tub could be used for small loads right in the basement.  A nearby fireplace and small pot could be used to provide hot water.  Lines for drying could either be stretched across the basement or when the […]

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