Now, over a hundred years later, rescued, fully restored, and waiting to be hooked up, it found its place in the sun in north-central Florida! Ready for the next hundred years!
This beautiful baseburner was made by Germer Stove Co., of Erie, PA, circa 1900.
Made by Fuller and Warren of Troy, NY, the owners of this gorgeous large oak stove initially rescued it from their family cabin in the Adirondacks, then brought to us here in N. Carolina for a full restoration. They then brought it back to their beautiful home in Pennsylvania, and soon, they will headed to Texas, where it will be hooked up and ready to glow through those big mica windows. This stove can travel! Stay tuned for an update from Dallas : )
The Florence Hot Blast No. 53 by C. Emrich Co., of Columbus, Ohio, made its way all the way to California!
This is the first time the Florence was fired up since being restored. -And maybe the first time in over 50 years or more! This mountain home, with a view of Grandfather Mountain, is being restored, too!
The Herald Oak No. 16, made by O.G. Thomas, Taunton, MA, found its home in S. Milwaukee with a beautiful stone-surround hearth.
'The Landing' museum at Three Rivers Park in Shakopee, MN is a great place to visit and learn about our American history, as it was lived in its original setting. To find out more, visit their website at:
The New Globe Hot Blast found its perfect home high in the Smokey Mountains of Tennessee. (it gets cold there!)
And the Garland 200E, a very historic oak stove, found its way there, too.
The Garland has a very special significance to its new owner, as he worked with the newer Garland restaurant stoves extensively in his career as a chef.
Not many of the original Garland Oak heaters are anywhere to be found. This one surely found its right place!
Glenwood Modern E No. 509 wood cook stove in its forever home in the Smokey Mountains of N. Carolina, - and re-named "Betty".
Each antique stove is unique and individual. They all have a lot of history behind them. "If they could only talk!"
Here are a few of the stoves we've restored, in their new homes.
have found their niche in Ohio.
They look very happy in their wonderful new home!
Two great antique box stoves, the Champion 118, made by Wehrle Co. Makers, of Newark, Ohio, and the Alcalde, (maker unknown, but rescued from a RR shack in Tehachapi, CA by its previous owner), are now in Raleigh, NC, each nestled in their own fireplace.
A very special stove found its very special home.
The Jewett 'Alert' No. 25, 1868 antique box stove, is featured at 'The Landing', a museum in Shakopee, Minnesota. (formerly 'Murhpy's Landing'). It has been put right into use in the 1850's farmhouse there at the living museum. Here, Brenda is making bean soup and fried corn mush.
Betty gets a good amount of use in her beautiful new home, for breakfast, biscuits, pies, and dinner, too. Also, in the colder weather she warms up the upstairs of the house as well.
Betty's original home was in Plymouth, New Hampshire.
Stoves in Their New Homes
The Kalamazoo Brilliant, made by Kalamazoo Stove Co., of Kalamazoo, Michigan, now has its own custom made hearth setting in a beautiful new home in the Kentucky countryside.
The Florence Hot Blast No. 53 found its new home in the Blue Ridge Mountains high atop Jonas Ridge in North Carolina.
"Cast from the Past"
We can't imagine a more perfect setting for this beautiful stove!
The Red Cross Oak No. 118, made by Co-op Foundry of Rochester, NY, made its way to the mountains of Colorado; a stately presence on this beautiful contemporary hearth.
Made by Germer Stove Co. of Erie, PA, this is a rare and early version of the Radiant Home, with patterned cast iron panels around the body. Now brought back to its original glory and with its own very special hearth in its home state of Pennsylvania. Absolutely stunning!
And is now in it's beautiful new home at a large almond farm. Mickey looks very comfortable there by the stove! Yay!
They have combined the look of the new modern construction and the ornate antique stoves. What an impressive effect! And more to come...
Taylorsville, N. Carolina
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