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Cool old boiler

mjstraw
mjstraw Member Posts: 41
This video is old and may have already been shared here before, but I found it interesting.  Boiler has a 1930s "streamlined" look to it.


Mark
Indiana PA

Grallert

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  • mjstraw
    mjstraw Member Posts: 41
    And the near boiler piping is interesting, too.
    Mark
    Indiana PA

  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 15,338
    I've seen one of those. There was a grille on the open end of the draft hood so people wouldn't stick their hands in there.............
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  • JUGHNE
    JUGHNE Member Posts: 9,763
    IMO, it looks like a combination compression tank, buffer tank and primary secondary piping all in one simple package.
  • mattmia2
    mattmia2 Member Posts: 5,531
    Steamhead said:

    I've seen one of those. There was a grille on the open end of the draft hood so people wouldn't stick their hands in there.............

    someone posted one to the wall 6 months or so ago.

    It is probably 40's or 50's.
    JakeCK
  • mattmia2
    mattmia2 Member Posts: 5,531
    Pretty sure that gas valve is a replacement. the compression tank acts as an air separator and a buffer tank.