Central PA's Premier Gas Fireplace Service Company
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After our Premium 21 Point Gas Fireplace Tune-Up
Backus Gas Fireplace manufactured in 1888!
This Backus Vent-free Gas Fireplace was manufactured in 1888... WOW! We removed it from an old Victorian home in Mechanicsburg PA several years ago. We donated and installed it t the Rowley House Museum in Williamsport PA a few years ago. The amazing part of the story is that the Rowley House was built by Edwin A. Rowley in 1888 (the same year that the fireplace was manufactured). Mr. Rowley happens to be no other than the CEO of the Backus Manufacturing Company which manufactured the fireplace! Even though the unit is over 120 years old, it still worked and burned beautifully on our test bench. (It no longer meets code for safe operation and is not hooked up for use). They sure don't make them like that anymore!