|Undated photo of Litchfield's bridge (built 1906) underneath the railroad|
bridge (built 1849), both spanning the Assabet River, Maynard, MA.
Image courtesy Maynard Historical Society.
Present day, John's Cleaners and Tuxedos occupies 125-127
|February 8, 2017: A crane starts to lift and lower the Assabet River Rail Trail |
bridge at the same site where the railroad bridge and Litchfield's bridge
once spanned the river. Click on any photo to enlarge.
A cold start of a anthracite coal fire requires quite a bit of wood first, as the coal needs to be heated to 900F to get started and will then create burn temperatures of 1500-2000F. Obviously, coal specific stove needed.