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W. A. Wood's fire-box casting

Item Information

Title:
W. A. Wood's fire-box casting
Description:
View of fire-box casting at Commercial Point Station.
Contributor:
Boston Gas Light Company
Date:
July 3, 1888
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Boston College
Collection (local):
Boston Gas Company
Subjects:
Furnaces
Equipment and supplies
Gas companies
Boston Gas Light Company
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonDorchester
Commercial Point (Boston, Mass.)
Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 image)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
This photograph from the Boston Gas Company Records is in the public domain. No copyright permissions are needed. Acknowledgement of the Boston Gas Company Records as a source for borrowed images is requested.
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Notes:
Forms part of the Boston Gas Company Records. Original photographic print (cyanotype ; image 15 x 20 cm., on sheet 20 x 34 cm.) found in Box 40, Folder 8. Original image not held by Boston College.
Written on sheet: "tried in furnaces under retorts at North End Station, having a chamber for circulating water next to the coke fire, with ports to blow the resulting steam in between the grate bars."
Identifier:
2345/9217
81488931740001021
99137906037401021