1909 report on government coal purchases

1909 report on government coal purchases

PostBy: steamup On: Wed Sep 28, 2011 1:01 pm

Found this old report on the internet-

Thought it might be of interest.

RESULTS OF PURCHASING COAL UNDER
GOVERNMENT SPECIFICATIONS
by John Shober Burrows

WITH A PAPKK ON
BURNING THE SMALL SIZES OF ANTHRACITE
FOR HEAT AND POWER PURPOSES

by DWIGHT T. RANDALL

WASHINGTON
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
1909

report-Results of Purchasing coal under Government Specifications - 1909.pdf
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steamup
 
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Hand Fed Coal Boiler: HS Tarm 502 Wood/Coal/Oil
Coal Size/Type: pea, buck, rice

Re: 1909 report on government coal purchases

PostBy: wilder11354 On: Sat Oct 08, 2011 11:02 pm

Interesting, especially the end where the draft ratings are, and type coal/size being used. smaller size coal requires greater draft.. to keep air moving thru coal bed.
wilder11354
 
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Coal Size/Type: nut or pea, anthracite
Other Heating: crown oil boiler, backup.if needed