You can find some amazing things at a steam pageant. For instance.....
That thing in the picture is a Crosley Icy Ball refrigerator. Circa 1928 to 1938. It didn’t use any electricity. It used heat from a kerosene lamp to make the inside cold.
You can learn more about the amazing Icy Ball device at this Wikipedia link: Crosley Icy Ball
And if you would like to make your own Icy Ball, check out this link: Icy Ball Plans
If someone actually makes one of these things, please tell me about it.
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