Coal From Harpers Ferry

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0012
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Fire Engine

Soft coal, transformed into coke, was primarily used to fuel blast furnaces. It was also used to extensively to fire locomotives and other steam engines like this fire engine.

Location:
300 North St., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120
Institution:
State Museum of Pennsylvania

Coal Scuttle

Men shoveled coal from the Cairo coal room into this coal scuttle to use in the smaller pot-bellied stoves.

Description (physical):

Metal. L 46.4, W 34.3 (including handle), H 34.3 cm

Location:
3201 Clay Street Vicksburg,Mississippi 39183
Identifier:
2010.0001.0062
Institution:
Vicksburg National Military Park