|HHCC Accession No. 2003.106||HHCC Classification Code: 5.02-3|
A FRACTIONAL HP COMPRESSOR FOR SMALL COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS, TECUMSEH/CHIEFTAIN, MODEL A1001-5 ‘ A mid 20th century, open market, twin cylinder compressor, available from wholesalers acoss the country, it would be found in a myriad of applications, as a popular replacement compressor, servicing Canada’s now growing after-market requirements for the maintenance of its increasing network refrigeration machine applications.
5.02 Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Compressors - Commercial
Exhibit, education, and research quality, illustrating mid 20th century, open market, twin cylinder, open system refrigeration compressors, servicing Canada’s now growing after-market requirements for the maintenance of its increasing network refrigeration machine applications. (Service valves not included)
From York County (York Region) Ontario, once a rich agricultural hinterlands, attracting early settlement in the last years of the 18th century. Located on the north slopes of the Oak Ridges Moraine, within 20 miles of Toronto, the County would also attract early ex-urban development, to be come a wealthy market place for the emerging household and consumer technologies of the early and mid 20th century.
This artifact was discovered in the 1950’s in the used stock of T. H. Oliver, Refrigeration and Electric Sales and Service, Aurora, Ontario, an early worker in the field of agricultural, industrial and consumer technology.
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G. Leslie Oliver, The T. H. Oliver HVACR Collection
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RESCO, Refrigeration Suppy Co. Ltd, Catalogue No. 6, 1951, p. 5