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Dryers sold in Detroit in 1960
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Post# 1083311   7/31/2020 at 18:36 (1,357 days old) by jamiel (Detroit, Michigan and Palm Springs, CA)        

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Detroit Edison would install a 220 volt outlet for your dryer if you bought one in 1960. Thought this was a fun listing of brands--Hudson was Hudson's private label, which was the "big kahuna" in the city.

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Post# 1083312 , Reply# 1   7/31/2020 at 18:57 (1,357 days old) by eurekastar (Amarillo, Texas)        

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I wonder if electric service companies in other states were doing that.  When I was a kid, our house had to be wired for 220 when my Mom got our first dryer; however, gas was available where it sat in the garage.

 


Post# 1083323 , Reply# 2   7/31/2020 at 19:59 (1,357 days old) by Tomturbomatic (Beltsville, MD)        

When we heavied up from a 60 amp service to 150 amps, the Georgia Power Company would give you a rebate on the heavy up if you purchased a dryer or range. We soon had both and received a refund when we mailed them the sales tickets.


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