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annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
1 Sep 2012 11:49PM
They must have liked their furnace, elaborately decorated as it is, even the rust is multicoloured to celebrate the double use.
We used our hardening oven to 'temper' quite a few legs of lamb.. Only the scent gave it away if the boss did the rounds!

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Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
1 Sep 2012 11:56PM
Er mick to whom are you referring as 'old boilers'?
You better watch it mate or you could end up in one of them there
Actually a really lovely furnace.Grin
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
2 Sep 2012 12:00AM
A bit of industrial nostalgia courtesy of the Glenfield Co. Ltd., Mick: would probably incinerate their mutton pies, I reckon.
Another good find and captured so well.
PattiW 12 24 2 United States
2 Sep 2012 12:01AM
Lots of interesting textures and details, here. Patti SmileSmileSmile
2 Sep 2012 12:09AM
Very ornate details and fine rusty textures!

2 Sep 2012 12:20AM
Like the detail in this Mick, excellent find,
NeilWigan Plus
7 17 16 England
2 Sep 2012 12:30AM
in those days even a feed door like that had some quality casting and was made to be decorative as well as functional .Nicely captured Mick.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
2 Sep 2012 1:20AM
recognized it right away---
I mean, it looks very similar to a Vermont Castings wood stove---

A great bit of rust!
goso 11 2 1 Australia
2 Sep 2012 1:27AM
A brave man who is prepared to risk a "boilermaker" from one of the "old boilers" referred to Grin - good detailed shot Mike ...Bill
BarryC123 9 43 25 Ireland
2 Sep 2012 1:45AM
Featured EPZ member at the moment - Typical, Mick, they put you on the front page when there's probably about 10 of us online.

Nicely taken, and indeed it is nice to see some craftmanship on such a working piece of metal.
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
2 Sep 2012 4:33AM
wouldn't have guessed it was a furnace
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2012 5:58AM
Now this I like Mick, an image which I can relate too, and one which I can fully understand from all angles and perspectives.

Regards Nathan
RobinF 11 83 1 England
2 Sep 2012 6:07AM
Wonderful shot Mick, what a great subject and you've captured loads of detail - great stuff!
kind regards,
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2012 7:34AM
brilliant detail mick wonderful textures and colours top grott Wink
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
2 Sep 2012 7:53AM
Lovely. Something so heavy can be so attractive.
2 Sep 2012 7:54AM
Ha ha, love the write up Mick, and a super Sunday image to grace our Screen's with Smile

John Smile
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2012 8:05AM
Looked a bit sinister glad I read your introWink fab bit of history and great find Mik
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2012 8:34AM
Brilliant shot Mick, can't say I would fancy cooking or heating any food in it Smile Great textures and tones.

netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
2 Sep 2012 8:38AM
A great one Mick SmileSmile
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2012 8:45AM
Improbably elegant and formal as a composition.
I shall ignore the old boilers bit.
Haven't caught up with Jan for a while... Wink
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2012 9:22AM
You are quite a mine of information at the moment, Mick.
A good way to keep the R.A.S. on the boil.
I just hope your wording doesn't get you into hot water with Big Aggie Grin

Good one, Mick!
Excellent Mick, like it all super title well presented,

Tibetan 5 3 England
2 Sep 2012 10:40AM
Going in for Antiques now then with an age patination tempered by the traditional use of heat! culminating in the use of burning wooden fuel from the local woodland, cut by hard working Tree Fellers over from Ireland all Tree of them lol. a great design cast in the traditional method clay furnace using charcoal made by another tree fellers in the woods, designed by Heath Robinson to last a life time, nice one you could put it on eBay and make a few bob. lol. regards Leon, silly Sunday?.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
2 Sep 2012 11:30AM
Yes, it looks like some of the wood stoves we have over here. Such great design, not to mention the patina and the rust.
CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2012 12:07PM
As rust goes Mick it is rather pretty and a super shot, (ignoring the reference to 'old boilers' you note).SmileSmileSmileSmile
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
2 Sep 2012 12:13PM
How wonderfully ornate, they don't make 'em like that any more! And has the added bonus of being rusty too! Like it Wink
Trev Smile
saltireblue Plus
8 7.9k 33 Norway
2 Sep 2012 12:17PM
Glorious patina on view here, Mick.
I sincerely hope you survive whatever punishment is dished out to you for the 'old boiler' bit. Remember to post images of the black eye and cauliflower earTongue

love the pastel colours
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
2 Sep 2012 12:58PM
Have to say this reminded me of a crematorium!!TongueGrin

cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
2 Sep 2012 12:58PM
looks like my central heating boiler!!! WinkGrinGrin
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
2 Sep 2012 1:55PM
Wonderful colours, tones and textures Mick, and what an elegant design!
Brilane 11 5 12 Wales
2 Sep 2012 2:36PM
Excellent exposure, Mick.
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2012 3:34PM
Old boilers indeed - but a fine image of this furnace Mick! Smile
2 Sep 2012 8:46PM
Mick, a time forgotten, so nice that you shot this........keeping it alive.

2 Sep 2012 11:57PM
Is pizza ready yet, MickGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin????????????????? AniaWink
wnbeat 12 56 Scotland
3 Sep 2012 7:52AM
Made in my home town !! Smile At least the door was
Made my morning my Dad worked in the Glen for 40 years

paskinmj 9 11 1 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2012 10:42AM
Great spot Mick.
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2012 4:10PM
Lost for words Mick...................................... Old Boiler............. how very dare youTongueWinkGrinGrin

Nice pastelly grotGrin
3 Sep 2012 5:05PM
An excellent image Mick..Lin
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2012 5:32PM
Old boiler eh? watch it young man!!
a well captured bit of rust and cobwebs..again!
3 Sep 2012 6:11PM
Great capture Mick. Well done
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
3 Sep 2012 6:48PM
I bet there's a few buns come out of that.
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
3 Sep 2012 8:17PM
An interesting bit of history, Mick.
However, maybe you should lay low until those "old boilers" cool down a bit.
bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2012 5:07AM
Lovely colours Mick a great find and capture.SmileSmile
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
5 Sep 2012 8:47PM
It looks like the heat is on you with that comment you made about old boilers!Wink Be warned some of the ladies on here will be too hot for you to handle and they will end up roasting you in that furnace!Tongue
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2012 8:43PM
A bit of a relic if you ask me... Should be sold to some conservation museum... Great shot. IB
LexEquine 12 19 United States
9 Sep 2012 7:05PM
'Superlative {A++++} textured, toned, colored, & Detailed "RAS" Image' ~ Peter Smile

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