What do you do with 1,500 washing machines?

What do you do with 1,500 washing machines?

You open a museum, of course
Lee Maxwell stands with his wife, Barbara, in the warehouse where Lee shows off some of the washing machines in Eaton on Aug. 2. The retired Colorado State University electrical engineering professor displays roughly 1,500 washing machines.
Wheels and wooden gears crank as Lee Maxwell demonstrates one of the washing machines at the Washing Machine Museum in Eaton on Aug. 2.
Lee Maxwell tests out one of the wooden washing machines in his workshop that is still being assembled at the Washing Machine Museum in Eaton on Aug. 2.
Lee Maxwell shows off one of the schematics he used to rebuild one of the older washing machines at the Washing Machine Museum in Eaton on Aug. 2. Maxwell has built many of the wooden washing machines based off of schematics.
Lee Maxwell stands in the middle of his warehouse among some of the 1,500 washing machines he has on display at the Washing Machine Museum in Eaton on Aug. 2. Maxwell has restored many of the machines and often sets up tours to share some of the history of the washing machine.

What do you do with 1,500 washing machines?

Lee Maxwell stands with his wife, Barbara, in the warehouse where Lee shows off some of the washing machines in Eaton on Aug. 2. The retired Colorado State University electrical engineering professor displays roughly 1,500 washing machines.
Wheels and wooden gears crank as Lee Maxwell demonstrates one of the washing machines at the Washing Machine Museum in Eaton on Aug. 2.
Lee Maxwell tests out one of the wooden washing machines in his workshop that is still being assembled at the Washing Machine Museum in Eaton on Aug. 2.
Lee Maxwell shows off one of the schematics he used to rebuild one of the older washing machines at the Washing Machine Museum in Eaton on Aug. 2. Maxwell has built many of the wooden washing machines based off of schematics.
Lee Maxwell stands in the middle of his warehouse among some of the 1,500 washing machines he has on display at the Washing Machine Museum in Eaton on Aug. 2. Maxwell has restored many of the machines and often sets up tours to share some of the history of the washing machine.
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