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  • Australias first fridge.

    This cooler was one of Australias first cabinet coolers.

    Can be used with coal out of a fire , line the inner wall
    with coals , wet them down , and sit your cooler in the
    breeze.






    This article was originally published in forum thread: Australias first fridge. started by fridg View original post
    Comments 11 Comments
    1. refmech's Avatar
      refmech -
      Very Cool!
    1. frostedflake's Avatar
      frostedflake -
      awesome aussie tech!
    1. ZoO's Avatar
      ZoO -
      what will those aussies think of next?!?!
    1. mikebry's Avatar
      mikebry -
      Camping coolers use the same method today, with a water absorbent material on the outside covered with perforated aluminum and plastic inside,

      Good for keeping your beer cool Bruce.
    1. dogma's Avatar
      dogma -
      Nice Pics fridg. Long time no see... How is everything?
    1. chillerman2006's Avatar
      chillerman2006 -
      Nice post...very interesting... never seen anything like that before !
    1. Sumit's Avatar
      Sumit -
      Hats off to its inventor.. nice pics
    1. olgadrake's Avatar
      olgadrake -
      i think the pictures have been removed already.
    1. Thefridgedoctor's Avatar
      Thefridgedoctor -
      I`ve seen worse cabinets being manufactured today!Thanks for the pics, very interesting
    1. carrier_trained's Avatar
      carrier_trained -
      so this is the "Coolgardie safe" ??
    1. Toolman's Avatar
      Toolman -
      A fellow fridgy has a very good example of the next generation fridge to circa 1923 see pics at http://http://en.wikipedia.org/w/ind...pe=1&#Inventor
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    Rob White

    Re: Maff coldstores

    Where in Donny?

    Regards
    Rob

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    Rob White 19-06-2019, 04:00 PM Go to last post
    roger the chill

    Re: Maff coldstores

    I worked at one at sutton in ashfield but all the original plant had been removed
    I also worked at doncaster in 80s but is now small start up units

    roger the chill 19-06-2019, 12:35 PM Go to last post
    Grizzly

    Re: Maff coldstores

    Hi Roger.
    Unless I am mistaken, you are taking about the ex Government cold stores.
    I worked for what was TDG Novacold Group. from memory

    Grizzly 18-06-2019, 06:26 PM Go to last post
    Brian_UK

    Re: Maff coldstores

    Interesting project.

    To save duplication it might help if you let us know which ones you already have details of.

    From the web

    Brian_UK 18-06-2019, 05:58 PM Go to last post
    roger the chill

    Maff coldstores

    I am looking for photos of ww2 coldstores
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