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 Posted: Thu Feb 16th, 2017 05:33 am
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Mike Kestler
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Hello, I am seeking some info on this fan. My company is doing renovations on an old theater and this fan is in an attic area and we are needing to remove it for the construction. It is HUGE and I have looked high and low online and keep coming back to this forum. I would just like a little history and possibly any info that may be available or at least the right place to look. If anyone has any info I can try and get more pics as well.
TIA for any help
Mike



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 Posted: Thu Feb 16th, 2017 11:04 am
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Lane Shirey
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More pictures of the actual fan might help someone identify it. 

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 Posted: Thu Feb 16th, 2017 01:57 pm
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Steve Rockwell
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Lane said it. Need numbers and images to understand how huge... They made various models, and it's an old company.

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 Posted: Thu Feb 16th, 2017 02:01 pm
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This 1909 Ad shows they used the "Sirocco" name even at that time. My fan, pictured above, is their "Ventura" model.

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 Posted: Thu Feb 16th, 2017 11:46 pm
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I think the Sirocco was American Blower's "curved blade centrifugal fan."

Ventura seems to be their line of propeller fans. If you ever want to get rid of that one, Steve, let me know!

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 Posted: Fri Feb 17th, 2017 02:42 am
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Mike Kestler
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Thanks all for your interest and replies. I did get another pic. And this is half of it, there is a whole other blower section on opposite side. The housing is about 60".
I appreciate your feedback and thoughts
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Mike


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 Posted: Sat Feb 18th, 2017 05:13 am
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Mike Kearns
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https://archive.org/stream/abcEquipmentForFactoryHeatingAndVentilating_231/AmericanBlowerCompanyCca48461#page/n0/mode/2up

https://archive.org/details/ComfortCoolingByAtticVentilation

https://archive.org/stream/TheVenturafinMethodOfHeating/AmericanBlowerCo0001#page/n0/mode/2up

https://archive.org/stream/FordMotorCompanyInstallssiroccoHeatingVentilatingAndCoolingSystem_541/FordMotorCompanyCca50432#page/n0/mode/2up

Last edited on Sat Feb 18th, 2017 06:16 am by Russ Huber

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