A nice historical overview of liquid fuel stoves.

Paleotool's Weblog

A look at the origins and evolution of our favorite stove…

This post was going to be a few words about the Primus stoves we all love and some images I’ve collected from around the web.  As usual, I found myself rambling all over the topic without a clear direction. 
 

1392681847-primus_usa_1899 Primus advertisement 1899. Image found on the Classic Camp Stove Forum.

Outdoor cooking has become something of a lost art for those of us raised in the industrial world, but not too long ago, what we think of as camp cooking was just plain cooking.   Several major advances made in the 19th and early 20th centuries resonate in our lives without a second thought from most of us.  Most of our great-grandparents cooked with solid fuel (mostly wood, peat, manure, or charcoal) and their grandparents may have been fortunate enough to cook indoors in bad weather.

In the…

View original post 1,469 more words

Advertisements