Ever see somebody wash clothes like this? :) 0 by trueadmin33 Comments on Ever see somebody wash clothes like this? :) Share 0 Ever see somebody wash clothes like this? 🙂 Source Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related
Yes, me complete with the galvanized tub on a chair to rinse the clothes then put them back thru the wringer again , then outside to the fresh air dryer called a clothesline.
My Mom, grandma and me used one. A lot more work than doing laundry these days. After you got the clothes out of the washing machine you had to rinse them in tubs of water, Took many hours to get the laundry done. And then you hung them on the line, wintertime they would freeze, then you found someplace in the house to finish drying them.
We used one when I was a kid. Always remember Saturday wash days and hanging out the clothes to dry. They sure smelled good.
I had one for many years. Wash whites first, light colors, then dark colors then jean and last rugs! Took all day Monday to wash, hang on the line to dry, bring in fold, iron and put away. Usually did diapers on days all alone.
My parents owned a laundry business when I was a kid. We had 10 of these things. I loved putting the clothes thru the wringer, got my fingers caught many times. Some things, like levis, that were really thick always “popped” the wringer. Aaaahhh, the good ole days!
I owned one like it and loved it. After doing laundry and diaper for 4 kids by hand this washer was the best thing ever.
Oh yes helped my mother do this was warned repeatedly not to get my hand stuck my Aunt told me her friend who was very well endowed bosomy was doing the wash sans a top and you guessed it her big boob got caught in the wringer major ouch
When I was a kid my mother washed clothes…..and sheets….in the kitchen sink using a scrub board. We didn’t have a little Bendix washer until 1952
Yes n peaceful no hurry memories. Now rush rush to go no where quick. My how things he e changed. Loved the 50’s n 60’s n 70’s. Would go back in a heart beat. We had time for everything. 😄😄
Sure, my grandmother in Ohio had one of those. No dryer, the clothes were hung up in the back yard to dry, or in the laundry room if it was raining.
I did with my mom those were good old days the Bible was in school , we children never carry guns , we would playout with out getting high, we didn’t have much but we listen to our parents.
Yes, my mother did, and she would let me pull clothes out of the other side of the wringer. It was amusing todo it as a little kid, but I`ve always been grateful for my automatic washer…and dryer.
All the time as a matter of fact I use to do my laundry that very way until I moved 5 yrs ago. Certainly was a way better than the old wooden washer that had to be cranked by hand and you can also wash your clothes as long as you want . no timers or cycles either . Just one and done!!
Yes, I had one in the early 60’s and then finally got an electric Washer. I did diapers and others things in them and hung everything outside. It was not easy. I had two small sons and worked full-time.
Yep Me!Only I was on the open back porch with no cover! That was in Ocqueoc,Michigan ! Even had to carry water from well and heat on stove! No running water! Wow, that was the good ole days!
Sure did, we had one when our family lived at 1616 Third Street. I got under it one day and got kind of greasy after mom had me cleaned and dressed up for a doctor appointment. She wasn’t very happy with me, I can still remember the dress I hand on. What a day!
My mother did. And, I tipped the whole thing over once because I got a piece of clothing stuck in the wringer and tried to pull it out, thus pulling the whole “kit and Kaboodle” over – water went everywhere! Looks to me like the floor in this washroom has had a little water damage also! And they say “those were the days!!” ha
Are used one of those when I was a kid who don’t want to get your hand stuck in the ringer because it looks like you always do your shoulder and you don’t say nothing about it
Yeah helped my mom every Saturday. That’s where l got my native name ( running ) l would have to get the water pails and run down to the lake, put the pails on the wood stove ,repeat, repeat till the wash was done. My wonderful mom would thank me and give me 35 cents so l could go to the afternoon matinee and enjoy a bag of popcorn, life was good.
My Grandmother! And I helped her hang the clothes on the line. She was always afraid I would get my arm caught in the ringer. 😘😘😘
Been there, done that with my mother many times when I was a kid. Squeezed the water out of my arm in those rollers a few times too. Lucky me, mother was there to put them in reverse. I also had the experience of sitting down in that washtub of “scalding hot water”. The worst part of that was getting those tight jeans off my little burn’t butt. Ouch!!!!
Yes my Mom and me both. Had one when I first got married. When I wasted years old I as a yerrible two year old was watching my Mom wash clothes she said she turned her back for a minute, I got my hand caught in the ringers and almost tore my thumb off
Yes‼ My Mom taught me how to do the laundry on this machine…..it was in the kitchen soo you could hook itu to the sink faucet …took forever to fo the laundry..that’s whst Saturdays were for ,‼😊😉
Yep I had to stand on a stool but we got it done then had to hang the clothes up if kids now days had to do the laundry like that they would probably go naked or hire someone to do it for them
Lee AndersonAndersons aid it all. Have helped mother boiled clothes in iron wash pot with galvanized rinse tubs. Wrung them out by hand. We welcomed that wringer easher!
Yes and Monday was wash day. Started with delicates, added more hot water then sorted from whites to rough work clothes. No wonder we stayed slim, bending and stretching to hang on lines. No such thing as wash & wear… everything had to be ironed, another day gone.
My mom, but she had a double rinsing tub on legs. Hung them out on the line even in winter. They would be frozen stiff til you brought them I side. A lot work, but oh so clean, fresh smelling & whites were WHITE
When I was about 10 years old, I used to run the rinsed wash through the wringer for my Mother. Twice I managed to catch my arm in the wringers–usually when passing large items like bed sheets; the wringing motion stopped, but I couldn’t pop the damned things open to get my arm loose. Luckily, the washer was in the basement of the apartment house, just underneath our apartment. I hollered for my Mother, and she came down and released the rollers. No breakage or permanent damage, but my arm was probably sore for awhile.
To my sisters this was a Labor saving devise that cleaned clothes, to me it was a mechancial wonder with multiple moving parts that I investigated and learned about. I also became quite proficient, as the oldest of 12, setting up my production line of washing and line drying spoiled diapers, with a washing machine similar to this one as the focal point of that production process. 😎😊
That’s a fancy machine, my Mom had a basement with a big pan to heat water in and do everything by hand for twelve people!! Summer and freezing winter, she sheets froze on the line etc. But she didn’t complain, God Bless her sou. .
I did this when I was a very little girl. I stood on a stool. I had long hair and one time my hair got caught in the wringer. Luckily our wringer had a reverse and mama was there and reversed it! I will never forget it!
This was an every Saturday job, no running water in house, had to carry pails & pails of water that I had to pump from an outside well & heat the water on the stove, pour it into the washer & then carry more pails of water for the rinse water, then carry them outside to hang on a clothes line. Oh how I hated Saturdays.
Sure did! Our mother washed clothes every week for a family of six.The rinse water was 2 large metal tubs joined together. Everything had to be filled with a hose connected to the kitchen sink. Back in the 1940’s.