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Forum: Steamboats & History 04-04-2008, 05:54 AM
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Posted By Alan Bates
Clairton burned coal until 1964. Lone Star...

Clairton burned coal until 1964. Lone Star lasted until 1967, but I do not know what she burned.
Forum: Steamboats & History 03-30-2008, 05:23 AM
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Posted By Alan Bates
All make-up water on the Belle of Louisville...

All make-up water on the Belle of Louisville comes from the river. The chemicals entrained in it are tested at every watch and the results are recorded in the log.
Forum: Steamboats & History 03-30-2008, 05:16 AM
Replies: 41
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Posted By Alan Bates
The Belle of Louisville has a battery of three...

The Belle of Louisville has a battery of three fire-tube boilers with 13 5" flues in each boiler. The feedwater is chemically treated to keep down the formation of scale and the boilers are...
Forum: Steamboats & History 03-29-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,779
Posted By Alan Bates
Every cooling and reheating cycle takes its toll...

Every cooling and reheating cycle takes its toll because either way stresses are inflicted on the boiler. As in most engineering there is a choice: accept the stresses or run the greater risk of...
Forum: Steamboats & History 03-28-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,779
Posted By Alan Bates
Bob, I do not know when hydrostatic tests were...

Bob, I do not know when hydrostatic tests were first required by law, but it was well before 1900, not only for steamboats but for practically ALL boilers On the Belle of Louisville we called it...
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