Hambden Bob wrote:And there you go ! At the old U.S.Steel Lorain Works the guys used to make what they called "Salamanders" that were a simple vertical length(about 4')of thick-wall pipe fabbed up with legs and a grate open to the bootom. Loaded with coke,it was like a little jet engine,turning that pipe cherry-red. I remember on a sunny day you'd see little diamonds in the air. They called it Coke-Breeze. Helluva Soot!
Now that I do recognize.
When I took the big piece out of the stove and smacked it on the concrete, a bunch of "sparkles" came out. But only the first time so I didn't think much of it.