Father Pitt

Why should the beautiful die?

Ruud Building

This was the place where the marvelous Ruud water heaters were produced. We take hot running water for granted today, but in this 1908 catalogue, the novelty is brought out in the “instructions” at the front of the book:


Note carefully the instructions
for operating the Ruud
Water Heater


You may add hot water in your home to the list of innovations for which Pittsburgh is responsible.

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if you wanted a book.

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