This is a 4×12 ft evaporator. The fire is fed every 5-10 minutes and has forced draft fans that makes the fire burn hotter.
It produces so much steam. Unless we keep the doors wide open, it fills the room with so much steam that we can’t see each other. It’s like walking around in a cloud.
Checking to see if the syrup is sheeting off the scoop. When it sheets properly it’s ready. James (holding the scoop) is third generation making syrup.
Bottling the sweet stuff.
This is happy. Dave created him to explain the process of tapping to the kids that come by on tours. He’s happy when we have warm days and cold nights.