Shasta Memory Bank 5.8.2011

The Redding Steam Laundry Truck in the old days (c. 1915) picked up and delivered laundry at one’s door. The Redding Steam Laundry was located on the southwest corner of Placer Street and Railroad Avenue.

Photo courtesy of Shasta Historical Society. Click on the image to enlarge it.

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4 Responses

  1. Avatar rmv says:

    Thank you, SHASTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY.

  2. Avatar jacki g. says:

    Yes, love and look forward to these nostalgic photos…

  3. Avatar Sheila Barnes says:

    Me too. I love looking at these old photos – I love the phone number – "44"! From 2 to 7 digits in a little under a 100 years… Thank you Shasta Historical Society!

    • Avatar JeffG says:

      That caught my eye too! No need for a phone book…

      Does anyone know what kind of truck that is? Would have been cool if it was steam-powered 😉