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Net Photo: NS 555614 Norfolk Southern Caboose at Phelps, Kentucky by Wade H.

springhouse, is a small building used for refrigeration once commonly found in rural areas before the advent of electric refrigeration. It is usually a one-room building constructed over the source of a spring. The water of the spring maintains a constant cool temperature inside the spring house throughout the year. In settings where no natural spring is available, another source of natural running water, such as a small creek or diverted portion of a larger creek, may be used.

A spring house is both effective and efficient as refrigeration for homesteaders without the cost of electricity or gas. The basics of how to build a spring house are similar to.

Uncle Sol's cabin now sits on the Hindman Settlement School grounds, Hindman, KY.

Uncle Sol's cabin now sits on the Hindman Settlement School grounds, Hindman, KY.

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