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Re: Dumbwaiters

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Posted by Alvin L. on Monday, March 25th 2019:

In Reply to: Re: Dumbwaiters posted by John W on Monday, March 25th 2019:

How could the Dumbwaiters be sealed tight?? They weren't sealed tight in my building circa 1950s (after VJ day). They went from floor to floor to collect everyone's garbage. You opened the Dumbwaiter door in your apartment and you had access to the Dumbwaiter shaft and the Dumbwaiter. At that instant (or as long as the Dumbwaiter door was open) the cockroaches from your neighbors below could enter your apartment from the Dumbwaiter or the shaft by itself. Besides the stench from Dumbwaiter and shaft was pretty ugly.

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