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Heating with an Old Octopus Furnace

My old octopus furnace was installed in 1942. It's a very important feature in my house.

Read my story, see my photos and videos, and a pdf of the original instruction manual.

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  • ChicagoCooperator
    ChicagoCooperator Member Posts: 313

    I have a soft spot for the old octopii - unfortunately I think many are being forced into removal by loan requirements. A shame, since they work in power outages! 
  • JStar
    JStar Member Posts: 2,752

    Didn't you replace your furnace?