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American Radiator Company and the World's Fair

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edited March 2017 in THE MAIN WALL
American Radiator Company and the World's Fair

The song, Meet me in St. Louis, Louis, arrived in 1904, the same year that the World's Fair opened in that city. The fair sprawled over 1,270 acres, and 63 countries showed their stuff, as did many manufacturers. One of those was the American Radiator Company, and they did something very special.

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Tinman

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  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 16,997
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    Dan Holohan wrote:

    "The place now has a gas-fired furnace.

    And that makes me want to scream.

    How about you?"

    You can't fix stupid!
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  • Will_D
    Will_D Member Posts: 2
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    Why is a gas boiler stupid? Isn't it a steam boiler, using those original radiators?
  • RomanGK_26986764589
    RomanGK_26986764589 Member Posts: 229
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    @Will_D Dan Holohan mentioned that it is a gas fired furnace and not a boiler. So I assume it was converted to a forced air which is very unfortunate.
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,565
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    Yes. Converted to forced air. ARRRRRR!
    Retired and loving it.