Alan Mays

Alan Mays

Posted on 07/09/2018


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Russ Bros. Modern Ice Cream Plant, Harrisburg, Pa., 1920s

Russ Bros. Modern Ice Cream Plant, Harrisburg, Pa., 1920s
"The Russ Bros. Modern Ice Cream Plant, Harrisburg, Pa. The home of Velvet Ice Cream."

According to "Russ Bros. New Ice Cream Plant," an article in the Ice Cream Trade Journal, March 1920, pp. 47-49, the Russ Bros. Ice Cream Company bought an old typewriter factory located at Nineteenth and Manada Streets in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and converted it into a modern manufacturing plant capable of producing up to one million gallons of ice cream in a year.

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John FitzGerald
John FitzGerald
They knew how to design spiffy buildings in those days.
4 months ago.
Alan Mays has replied to John FitzGerald
Yes, and all those windows would bring the light in, too!
4 months ago.
John FitzGerald has replied to Alan Mays
Good point. Now windows are seen as enemies of air conditioning.
4 months ago.
Larry He's So Fine
Larry He's So Fine
How many calories in a million gallons of ice cream? 8-))
4 months ago.
Alan Mays has replied to Larry He's So Fine
Ha ha, I don't even want to think about many calories there were in the bowl of ice cream I had this evening!
4 months ago.