Machine ID: 

552


MFG:

 Hurley Machine Company

Brand Name:

 Thor

Place of Mfg:

 Chicago, IL

Model:

 

Date of Mfg:

 ca. 1910

Description:

Rotating drum, galvanized tub, electric motor

Special Note:

Shown in the picture are Edwin Fisher and Albert Fisher. Their great-uncle, Alva J. Fisher, worked at Thor and was largely responsible for one of the early mass produced electric washing machines.



Image: Description:
Another view
Wringer gear
Main drive pulley
Pawl used for counting revolutions
Another view

washing
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It's all in the hands
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