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Post# 45599   9/22/2004 at 16:45 (7,142 days old) by lightedcontrols ()        

Guess what!!! While Gyrofoam and Lightedcontrols were going to Grandma's haouse you'll never guess what they spotted! "ooooooo" cried Gyrofoam! A CONTROL TOWER FILTRATOR DRYER!!!.....and then Lightedcontrols hollered "come quick!" It was A 1962 CUSTOM IMPERIAL FILTRATOR DRYER WITH THE OWNERS MANUAL!!! Both in pretty mint shape!

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Post# 45600 , Reply# 1   9/22/2004 at 16:46 (7,142 days old) by lightedcontrols ()        

more photos

Post# 45601 , Reply# 2   9/22/2004 at 16:46 (7,142 days old) by lightedcontrols ()        

more photos

Post# 45602 , Reply# 3   9/22/2004 at 16:47 (7,142 days old) by lightedcontrols ()        


Post# 45603 , Reply# 4   9/22/2004 at 16:47 (7,142 days old) by lightedcontrols ()        


Post# 45604 , Reply# 5   9/22/2004 at 16:48 (7,142 days old) by lightedcontrols ()        

AND we found a 1 - 18 on the way back! It's in MINT shape AND it works PERFECTLY!!! Congratulations Steve (GYROFOAM)!!!

Post# 45605 , Reply# 6   9/22/2004 at 17:27 (7,142 days old) by westytoploader ()        

WOW guys, can't believe it!!! A 1957 FRIGIDAIRE CONTROL TOWER FILTRATOR?? TALK ABOUT RARE!!! YAY!!! And the 1-18 is great! 2004 has really been good year so far!! I'm going appliance hunting again this weekend...wish me luck! I really need to bring home something!

Also, I recognize Steve, but who are the other two guys?


Post# 45606 , Reply# 7   9/22/2004 at 17:48 (7,142 days old) by gregm ()        
wow, congrads

great finds guys .......... what luck this year ..........

Post# 45609 , Reply# 8   9/22/2004 at 18:55 (7,142 days old) by appnut (TX)        

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Mark, your luck in VA never ceases to amaze me. Good poses Steve!!!

Post# 45611 , Reply# 9   9/22/2004 at 19:08 (7,142 days old) by tolivac (greenville nc)        

Literally hunting for appliances-in the woods like the deer?Its amazing they were in such good condition-not corroded or faded.Its almost like they were dumpted out there recently.Liked the picture of the scene.Looks like several fridges in there and what looks like a dryer drum.Guess we better check the woods!

Post# 45615 , Reply# 10   9/22/2004 at 21:34 (7,142 days old) by Unimatic1140 (Minneapolis)        
Control Tower!!!

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Wow guys, what incredible finds!!! Thanks for posting the pictures, its so much fun to see everyone and the finds too!

Post# 45617 , Reply# 11   9/22/2004 at 22:28 (7,142 days old) by lightedcontrols ()        
the other two guys

One of the guys is Steve (Gyrofoam)
One of the guys is Mark (lightedcontrols)
One of the guys is Bob the guy that owned the woods!

Post# 45622 , Reply# 12   9/22/2004 at 23:29 (7,142 days old) by gansky1 (Omaha, The Home of the TV Dinner!)        

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Awesome finds guys - congrats to both of you! Mark, is the same 57 dryer you found earlier this summer or does this make two now?

Good going on your 1-18 Steve, you'll enjoy that!

Post# 45623 , Reply# 13   9/23/2004 at 00:43 (7,142 days old) by CleanteamofNY ((Monroe, New York)        

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Congrats....., here in the NYC area, those machines are hidden from the rest of the world for no one to see until its placed on a curb in the suburbs where a city slicker would not see the light of them......

Good luck and happy washing!

Post# 45626 , Reply# 14   9/23/2004 at 03:36 (7,142 days old) by i70sn80sguy ()        
Very Lucky !!

I want some.
Is it to late for me to call dibs on the late 70s harvest gold GE washer.
Wouldn't it be great to go for a walk in the woods and just find something so wonderful, acres and acres of abandon machines. It's what dreams are made of.

Good Going Guys !!

Post# 45632 , Reply# 15   9/23/2004 at 10:03 (7,142 days old) by lightedcontrols ()        

Hi i70's and Gansky!
The control tower is another one! Just found it yesterday. Now I have two! The GE washer I didn't really take a look at, but if you want, I'll go back and take a look and let you know what kind of shape it's in. The goodies in the deep woods were in really bad shape. Most of the stuff had been sitting there for quite a while but still was in great shape. The 62 Dryer even had the owner's manual inside even though it was a little damp (but not mildewed). Unfortunately, by the time we found this place, Bob (the owner) had already taken lots of it to the recycler. :~( Mark

Post# 45642 , Reply# 16   9/23/2004 at 14:36 (7,141 days old) by i70sn80sguy ()        
that would be great.

2 control towers now WOW, those have got to be rare.

Post# 45656 , Reply# 17   9/23/2004 at 19:16 (7,141 days old) by Brent-Aucoin ()        
Thanks for the pictures Mark / Steve

Great finds!
You guys look like you are having so much fun!
Are you bringing the 1-18 back to Atlanta with you Steve?
The washer looks like it is in great shape!

Post# 45672 , Reply# 18   9/23/2004 at 22:03 (7,141 days old) by lightedcontrols ()        

Hi Brent! YEP !!! the 1-18 is going to it's new home in Atlanta. I'll call you when I get home.-STEVE

Post# 45685 , Reply# 19   9/24/2004 at 02:49 (7,141 days old) by kenmore1978 ()        

So waht are the circumstances of this find? How did all this stuff end up there?

Post# 45695 , Reply# 20   9/24/2004 at 09:40 (7,141 days old) by Brent-Aucoin ()        
YaY Steve!

That is so exciting about you getting a 1-18!
Can't wait to see it and watch it run!

Post# 45697 , Reply# 21   9/24/2004 at 09:51 (7,141 days old) by Brent-Aucoin ()        
YaY Steve!

That is so exciting about you getting a 1-18!
Can't wait to see it and watch it run!

Post# 46227 , Reply# 22   10/3/2004 at 10:08 (7,132 days old) by Jetcone (Schenectady-Home of Calrods,Monitor Tops,Toroid Transformers)        
Oh Mark

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O h Mark i LOVE the Thumbs up picture! Who knew what the woods can hold!!! I better go back into my woods now!

Nice finds, you'll really like that 61 dryer its a honey!!


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