These photos are of two models of water cooler manufactured by the Westinghouse Electric Company some time in the 1940s. These are not simply water bubblers, like those commonly seen in public places. These models were designed to be used in a different setting, such as an office. They both have a freezer compartment for ice cube trays, as well as a refrigeration compartment to accommodate bottled soft drinks, with enough room to store bag lunches. One model even comes equipped with a bottle cap catcher. The design of these is very practical and machines like these must have appeared in many workplaces across the US.
Manufactured by: Westinghouse Electric Company
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