July 25, 2024

The Perfection Stove

The overworked and overheated chief cook and bottle washer must have jumped for joy with the introduction of the Perfection kerosene burning stove in the 1920’s. This stove was the height of technology and convenience, replacing the older wood or coal burning kitchen stoves. No more soot and smoke to clean and hopefully less burned […]

The Captain’s Table

This Captain’s table from the Marguerite canal boat which last docked in Delphos is on display at the Delphos Canal Commission along with many other canal era artifacts. Made of solid wood, possibly oak, this table is a great example of early Delphos canal boat furniture. Note the inset for glassware just under the tabletop […]

The Kleanezy Mop

If you’ve been to The Creamery, Pitsenbarger Supply, or Readmore’s Hallmark in the 200 block of North Canal Street sometime in the past 2 years, you probably noticed an old building across the street being torn down. At one time, this building was the home of the Kleanezy mop. The Kleanezy Wringer Mop was patented […]