Sometimes on the recommendation of others some people will take matters in their own hands.
This old house needed a service upgrade and the heating system needed to be upgraded. The homeowner did the electrical upgrade himself but hired a heating contractor to change out the heating system. It was the HVAC contractor that bought a permit and got the inspection department involved thank you Mel for these great pictures.
Notice in the first picture the panel cover as it will tell you this is a flush mount panel.
In this second picture the depth of the mechanical room can be determined. Also notice the service riser, it was not changed.
Well at least the fellow was trying to bring the house up to today’s standards.