Share Pictures of Your Hand Fired Stove

Modern and vintage hand fired coal stove are similar to a wood stove and in some cases can burn either. They need to be regulated and fed by hand usually every 12 to 24 hours depending on your usage. They require no power to operate making them ideal for rural settings with long power outages.
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Stove/Furnace Make: keystoker
Stove/Furnace Model: H.F. hopper 90k btu
Location: Western N.Y.

Post Fri. Aug. 22, 2008 9:15 pm

Lets see some pictures of that trusty coal stove that keeps you warm on thoes cold winter days. Here is mine.
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Hand Fed Coal Boiler: 1981 efm wcb-24 in use 365 days a year
Coal Size/Type: Anthracite/Chestnut
Other Heating: Hearthstone wood stove
Location: Lehigh Valley, PA

Post Fri. Aug. 22, 2008 10:32 pm

Here's mine. About 30 years old.

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Post Fri. Aug. 22, 2008 10:49 pm

Hey, I hand feed the hopper!
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Axeman Anderson 260
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Post Fri. Aug. 22, 2008 11:36 pm

There already is a thread in the favorites forum..called the 'Best of' forum the first topic is titled 'Pictures of your stove'.

Please add your photos there. This keeps the site organized.

Thanks, Greg L.

Burning Pea/Buckwheat through an antique stoker [semi retired SSboiler],
Running an Axeman-Anderson 260M boiler burning Pea, About 150-250#per day
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