“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”
— Mark Twain

Refrigeration in old Shanghai

Posted: April 7th, 2021 | No Comments »

There’s a whole bunch of interesting thesis to be written about the history of refrigeration in old Shanghai and how it miraculously changed life in the city in the summer months. In the old days – basically until the early 1930s it was ice and then electricity driven aircon and refrigeration.

Polar Star was a major refrigeration company in Shanghai with a factory and showroom up on Chang Ping Lu near Suzhou Creek.

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