Skip to Content

Steam-Boiler Water Feeder Patent (1879)

Download pdf (1.5 MB)

William C. Wolfe's circa-1879 patent for a water feeder shows an invention that is remarkable simple and fully automatic. It's probably one of the earliest feeders to appear in the world of steam heating. The patent explains how it works.


Leave a comment

Related Posts

A History of the Radiator

Brian Roberts & Paul Yunnie compiled this document that contains beautiful vintage advertisements and illustrations of radiators from the mid to late 1800s and early 1900...

Published on 02/07/2024 2:34 PM by Brian Roberts & Paul Yunnie
Posted in Heating Museum