Item 8064 - Fog horn whistle boiler

Item 8064 - Fog horn whistle boiler
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Item 8064
Fog horn whistle boiler
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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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