Re: Hopper and gons, Monongah No 8 Mine, Fairmont Coal Company, WV 1907


Dennis Storzek
 

On Wed, Jun 23, 2021 at 08:55 AM, CJ Riley wrote:
I must dispute the comment about these not being beehive ovens. They are identical to the freestanding beehive ovens, just buried for heat retention and operational reasons. They were still called beehives.
I didn't realize that "beehive oven" was a term of the art, thinking it was more a historian / modeler's term. I stand corrected.

Dennis Storzek

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