air conditioning

All Tech Considered
8:55 am
Mon July 2, 2012

Too Hot? No Cooler Time To Honor The Steve Jobs of A.C.

A series of 1931 newspaper ads touted the latest comfort for rail passengers on the B&O's Columbian line.
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad ad

Originally published on Mon July 2, 2012 12:11 pm

With triple-digit heat across the country and places from Denver (105 degrees) to Farmville, Va. (106), setting or tying all-time record highs, let's set down our lemonades and iced teas long enough to show our appreciation for Willis H. Carrier.

Read more