Christian Steenstrup With First GE Monitor-top Refrigerator

General Electric Company1937

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science
Schenectady, United States

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Christian Steenstrup, of General Electric Refrigerator Engineering Department, photographed with first commercial sample of GE refrigerator in his home in Schenectady, New York, 1937. Steenstrup developed the Monitor-top, the first hermetically sealed steel refrigerator. A Danish immigrant, Steenstrup, as a young toolmaker at GE, helped develop GE's employee suggestion system.

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  • Title: Christian Steenstrup With First GE Monitor-top Refrigerator
  • Creator: General Electric Company
  • Date Created: 1937
  • Location: Schenectady - Schenectady County - New York
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10
  • Original Language: English
  • Subject Keywords: Engineers; Inventors; Refrigerators; General Electric Company. Electric Refrigeration Department;
  • Type: Photograph
  • Publisher: General Electric Company
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