Antique Washing Machine Collection Cleans Up

Collector puts a shine on 700 antique washing machines

A Happy Home steam washer, atop a Jewel Vapoer stove.
A Happy Home steam washer, atop a Jewel Vapoer stove. The washer uses about an inch of water, annd the clothes were tumbled in a steam environment. “I think it did more to sterilize the clothes than to wash,” collector Lee Maxwell says.