Vehicles damaged by man pitching stones. The earlier mechanical mangles copied this method of pressing a flat surface across rollers. Please do take a look and add your thoughts. Metal handles had to be gripped in a pad or thick rag. Occasionally they are made of marble or hard wood. Get text messages on your mobile phone with news, weather and more from the Press-Republican.
Rose Fine of Essex remembers using old-fashioned sad irons when she was a young girl growing up in Pennsylvania coal country in the s.
When asked what the fabric was like, Rose replied, "Mother made most of our clothing from printed feed-sack cloth, and it needed to be ironed. Harriet Martineau, Household Education The club's current president, Buck Carson, lives in Newton, N. Continue Reading. Those irons, however many were owned, would require proper care but when in use and not.