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Searching for VERY old boiler info

Dan Law_4
Dan Law_4 Member Posts: 5
edited March 2016 in THE MAIN WALL
Have come across and extremely old (89 yrs. AND STILL IN SERVICE!!!) wood fired boiler. State inspection describes it as a "Brothers" brand. High pressure steam (120# rated) - water tube, industrial process, 100% make up. We are quoting replacements and would like to find any output rating information for replacement sizing. No model number available. Story is it originally was installed on a stream driven lake vessel. Any possibility someone has any old ratings? Catalogs? Thanks. D.L.


  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 16,719
    edited March 2016
    Does it have an ASME stamp on it? How about some pictures?
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  • Dan Law_4
    Dan Law_4 Member Posts: 5
    Steamhead: contacted state boiler division this afternoon who were kind enough to look up their file on the boiler and there they had a btuh rating. ( I suspect by virtue of some htg surface area calcs) Bottom line: 4,800 mbtuh. If I get some pics I'll post them here. Tight boiler room ( and I use the term "boiler room" loosely) difficult to get back far enough for perspective. Thanks for the interest.