Ash Can

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early 20th-century United States painting

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It was just yesterday Eddie and I were kissing her picture in our locker every morning before going off to drop more ash cans (depth charges) on the German subs we were chasing all over the North Pacific.
In the 20-plus years Richard has been on the bins a lot has changed - from the health and safety nightmare of ash cans to black bags at the kerbside to wheelie bins, and now the assortment of recycling bins and boxes.
And when it came to his adopted city, New York, he engaged not with its grit and ash cans but with its official trappings--particularly its maps and monuments.
Witt Industries was originally founded as a steel waste receptacle company in 1887 and in 1899 secured the patent for the production of galvanized ash cans and lids.
And non-smoker RichardPowell says a new social scene has sprung up around the ash cans outside bars, where owners even provide outdoor heaters in the winter.