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1630Boston1630Boston Posts: 13,665 ✭✭✭✭✭

Letters Received Relating to the Construction of the New Denver Mint, 1897-1906.


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  • Namvet69Namvet69 Posts: 8,398 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Considering the letterhead, access doors to power plant? Peace Roy

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  • philographerphilographer Posts: 1,310 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Hmmm. 1902. I can't even find the receipt for the refrigerator I purchased 7 years ago!

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  • messydeskmessydesk Posts: 19,467 ✭✭✭✭✭

    A boiler, perhaps.

  • SmudgeSmudge Posts: 9,062 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Bullion storage?

  • 1630Boston1630Boston Posts: 13,665 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @messydesk said:
    A boiler, perhaps.

    There were a lot of invoices for the coal room..............so maybe a coal fired boiler

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  • CaptHenwayCaptHenway Posts: 31,260 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Coal chute outer door. Truck pulls up, door is opened, coal dumped down to coal bin. Must be secure when not in use so nobody can sneak in.

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  • jesbrokenjesbroken Posts: 8,719 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @messydesk said:
    A boiler, perhaps.

    I agree, coal feed door.
    Jim


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  • ThreeCentSilverFLThreeCentSilverFL Posts: 1,656 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Yes. Boiler door. My guess.

  • NumisOxideNumisOxide Posts: 10,940 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited November 18, 2020 1:29PM
  • HydrantHydrant Posts: 7,773 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited November 18, 2020 2:19PM

    Flap door for grandpa's long johns.

  • keetskeets Posts: 25,351 ✭✭✭✭✭

    perhaps some type of small furnace door.

  • 1Bufffan1Bufffan Posts: 603 ✭✭✭

    Maybe a small door for the Heat Treating of dies in a furnace? hard to tell.

  • JimnightJimnight Posts: 10,592 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Wood stove.

  • davewesendavewesen Posts: 5,476 ✭✭✭✭✭

    21" x 24" ?

  • 1630Boston1630Boston Posts: 13,665 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @davewesen said:
    21" x 24" ?

    looks like the opening is 13" x 13"

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