Fog horn whistle boiler

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Fog horn whistle boiler

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Description

The Portland Company made this boiler. "Large factory and lighthouse foghorn whistles often had their own dedicated steam boilers to provide an adequate and reliable source of steam to sound them off. Here is one sitting outside a large mill complex, ready to be installed."- Fletcher, David, H. 'The Portland Company 1846-1982. Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia Pub., 2002. 104.

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About This Item

  • Title: Fog horn whistle boiler
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Media: Photoprint
  • Local Code: Coll. 242, Box 37-38
  • Collection: Portland Company records
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
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