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Help To Identify Old Radiator

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canada
canada Member Posts: 1
Hello...

Can anyone identify the radiator in the attached photos?
(Manufacturer? Model?)
The building was constructed in 1896 and is located in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada.
I've already reached out to a company that restores old radiators and they've never seen this style, nor is it listed in any of the manufacturers specs they have for US radiators.

Thanks






Thanks

cross_skier

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  • Jamie Hall
    Jamie Hall Member Posts: 23,554
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    Neat. I've seen ones rather like it, but I couldn't tell you the manufacturer. What do you need done to it?
    Br. Jamie, osb
    Building superintendent/caretaker, 7200 sq. ft. historic house museum with dependencies in New England
  • Alan (California Radiant) Forbes
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    It looks like a hot water radiator, not steam. Just curious.
    8.33 lbs./gal. x 60 min./hr. x 20°ΔT = 10,000 BTU's/hour

    Two btu per sq ft for degree difference for a slab
  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 16,948
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    It's some sort of "flue" radiator. Look at the area around the pipe connections at the bottom, you might find the name there.
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    Towson, MD, USA
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
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