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Coal Wagon-McKim Coal Company-Southwest Corner of Second and Vine Streets

Description: According to Harry Lemens commentary, this was the last horse drawn coal wagon in Madison. Notice the smaller wheels in the front of the wagon. This was for maneuvering into tight spaces. Many folks who had coal furnaces will remember the clinkers that formed from the coal. A lot of the fireplaces in homes also burned coal.
Origin: 1927
Created By: Harry Lemen, photographer.
Collection: River to Rail and Lemen Collection
Copyright: Permission to reproduce this image for other than personal use must be requested from the Director of the Madison-Jefferson County Public Library. Please contact at 420 W. Main Street Madison, IN 47250 (812) 265-2744
Geography: Indiana-Jefferson County-Madison
Subjects: Business enterprises
Horse-drawn vehicles

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