Four years later Maytag developed its Multi-Motor gasoline engine washer that became a must to rural homemakers who did not have access to electric power.

  In 1919 the company succeeded in casting the first aluminum washer tub, producing what was called in the trade "The Washer that could not be built" and eliminating problem inherent in the wooded tub construction. 
  Expansion into a national company and world leadership came during the first half of the 1920's under L. B. Maytag son of the founder, who served as company president between 1920 and 1926. He  was also a member of the board of directors from 1940 until his death in 1966. He also conceived a new washer design that replaced the dolly under the lid with an agitator in the bottom of the tub.

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