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North Brother island

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BobC
BobC Member Posts: 5,479
interesting history of an island that is off limits in NYC.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/new-york-city-owns-a-creepy-island-that-almost-no-one-is-allowed-to-visit-—-heres-what-its-like/ss-AAvcXst?li=BBnb7Kz

Seems a shame some use couldn't be made of this, anyone care to identify this steam valve?



Bob
Smith G8-3 with EZ Gas @ 90,000 BTU, Single pipe steam
Vaporstat with a 12oz cut-out and 4oz cut-in
3PSI gauge

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  • Fred
    Fred Member Posts: 8,542
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    I saw this today also, @BobC
  • Mad Dog_2
    Mad Dog_2 Member Posts: 7,110
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    Cool. I see North Brother from Randalls Island. Looks like an Old Hoffman with the bakelite handle broken off. Cool find man tanks. Mad,Dog
  • jumper
    jumper Member Posts: 2,289
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    How often do you guys see steam radiators piped with supply at top?
  • Fred
    Fred Member Posts: 8,542
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    jumper said:

    How often do you guys see steam radiators piped with supply at top?

    On a two pipe system, it's common.