What did they use before electricity?

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Before electricity we used things like coal and oil, or earlier, we used wood for fires. And before lights we used candles and lanterns.
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What power did people use before electricity?

Animals -like horses,oxen, men, women,and mules to do the work required. Or windmills and waterfall wheels to turn machines. There were candles and oil lamps for lighting. P

What was used before an electric refrigertor?

Immediately before the electric refrigerator, they had what was referred to as the Ice Box. It was a lined cabinet, or later ones that resembled the refrigerators of the 50s a

What was coal used for before electricity?

Before electricity, Coal was used for heat. Coal heat was used to create steam for steam engines on railroads and ships in transportation.

What was used before electricity?

Before electricity they used to burn logs for heat and lite candals for light.. Before electricity they used to burn logs for heat and lite candals for light.

What was used before the electric drill?

Before the electric drill , it was done by hand. There's a hand-cranked drill, probably still used by the Amish. My father owned one.

What did people used before electricity was invented?

Electricity changed a lot of ways things were done. Almost anything done with electricity had an earlier counterpart. Lights were kerosene or candles. Cooling was with ice. Th