Payne Gas Furnace

Wadda beast. These two furnaces still operate, although I’m still recommending replacement for a myriad of deficiencies.

Anyone have any idea their age? The home was built in 1926.


That Looks like asbestos Hard board in the front of the furnace .
Furnace could be from that age did the have coal gas in that area back then
Roy Cooke

These units had asbestos coming out of every orifice. . .

What a beast… Looks like you could heat treat steel in those things…

Not the direct answer Jeff but it may just give you a clue…


Where do you shovel the coal in that thing? Ha Ha. Wow, that’s vintage stuff. Nice hardware though.

I would not be surprised if they were installed when the house was built.

They were about 4-1/2 feet high, 2-1/2 feet wide and 4 feet deep. They had to go in before the house was built :smiley: