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Look at what I found

SlamDunkSlamDunk Member Posts: 763
While cleaning my crawlspace in preparation to encapsulate. My googler says it is a coal picker upper.


  • Jamie HallJamie Hall Member Posts: 12,385
    coal -- or hot clinkers. An Antque!
    Br. Jamie, osb

    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England.

    Hoffman Equipped System (all original except boiler), Weil-Mclain 580, 2.75 gph Carlin, Vapourstat 0.5 -- 6.0 ounces per square inch
  • FredFred Member Posts: 8,374
    Doesn't look sturdy enough to be a coal picker upper, at least not the chunks of coal I recall.
  • pecmsgpecmsg Member Posts: 1,266
    Millers Store in Springs East Hampton had the same thing for getting groceries off the shelf.
  • SlamDunkSlamDunk Member Posts: 763
    They still work! Have to see if I can see how they were used on youtube. " Hot clinkers" might necessitate clearing my browser history 😁
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