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Solid Fuel (Coal and Wood) Burning Equipment – Water Heating

A coal fired, hot water heater from the 1940’s, a period in which hydro generation capacity in Ontario was under siege, overloaded as result of rapid post WWII development and the lack of investment during war years in electrical infrastructure. It was a period in which the consumers who could provided themselves with back-up systems. Such as this historic artifact of the times, purchased but never used, Taylor Forbes, Windsor Ont. 1946.

Accession # HHCC.2003.081
ItemCoal fired, hot water heaterManufacturerTaylor Forbes, Canada ltd., Windsor OntarioMakeTaylor ForbesModelWindsor 40FeaturesSeparate base plateShare
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