There's nothing quite like a glass of cold water on a summer's day. Nowadays, most refrigerators can dispense ice and water, but during the spring of 1950, refrigerated taps were more of a hobbyist's project than a feature people expected to see in their kitchens in the near future. In this article, we provided two methods people could use to install a faucet on the outside of their refrigerators. The system pictured left draws water from house pipes, and then pumps it through coiled copper tubing inside a water tank in the refrigerator.
Read the full story in "Want Ice Water on Tap This Summer?"