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1. This 1886 drawing illustrates an early form of animation

1. An example of early animation.
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Chopping Wood recounts the challenges of that task, particularly when dealing with elm wood.

The Chronotherm Slideshow highlights the features that made this 1930s thermostat a groundbreaker in the development of thermostatic controls.

In the Gurney Stove the curator of the Sharon Temple National Historic Site and Museum in Sharon, Ontario, discusses a fancy parlor stove that was a fixture in many Canadian homes during the 1800s.

The Trivia Quiz tests your knowledge of heating history in Canada.

The Stove Gallery provides an overview of the history of stoves in Canada during the past 300 years.


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Videos, animations, games and features

  • John Barnes Linnet.