[KCS Train Engine]

[KCS Train Engine]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a Kansas City Southern Railroad Engine in Mena, Arkansas. A group is standing in front of the engine. Attached to the back of the engine is a coal car. The engine and car are numbered 503. The coal car is marked "Port Arthur Route."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Scene during Wellington coal shortage]

[Scene during Wellington coal shortage]

Date: 1924
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a scene during the coal shortage in Wellington. There are several horse-drawn wagons crowding a dirt road. A note accompanying the photograph states that coal was used in cast iron stoves for cooking and heating, and that during the shortage coal was brought to the County and each family was allowed to purchase two sacks. During the shortage, corn, cottonseed, and wood were burned as alternatives to coal.
Contributing Partner: Collingsworth County Museum
[Norfolk and Western coal consist]

[Norfolk and Western coal consist]

Date: c. 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Norfolk and Western's engine No. 2300 the "Jawn Henry" heads a coal consist through the mountains.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
Brownwood Ice Company

Brownwood Ice Company

Date: unknown
Creator: Hinsdale & Bryant
Description: Photograph of the Brownwood Ice and Fuel Company; Ice, Coal and Cold Storage. The brick building has two smokestacks and a cooling tower on top. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
I will be up as soon as possible

I will be up as soon as possible

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Colored postcard depicting a man falling down a flight of stairs. His pocket watch is flying out of his vest and he holds a bucket and shovel for coal in his hands. Written on the card is, "I will be up as soon as possible." Correspondence on the back reads, "Hello Rosa, how are you and your position coming. you must come to see us some of these long come shorts. Sam." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Ladonia, Tex on Sept 30, 1907.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
Impacts of energy developments on the Texas Transportation System infrastructure

Impacts of energy developments on the Texas Transportation System infrastructure

Date: October 2011
Creator: Prozzi, Jolanda
Description: "Texas energy sector has a critical impact-historically and currently-on both the state economy and the Texas transportation system. The stat's various transportation modes, including rail, highways, pipelines, and ports, form a system that supports the energy sector in a number of ways."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Texas energy sector: past and future

Texas energy sector: past and future

Date: December 2011
Creator: Prozzi, Jolanda
Description: "The objectives of this research study were to (a) illustrate and quantify the impacts imposed by the energy sector on Texas's transportation system and (b) identify key energy demand indicators by energy source that TxDOT can track in an effort to anticipate the associated future transportation impacts on Texas's transportation system."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Fuel Produced From Lignite.

Fuel Produced From Lignite.

Date: March 16, 1891
Creator: Edelmann, Albert
Description: Patent for the process by which fuel is created from lignite coal.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1478, Chapter 143

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1478, Chapter 143

Date: May 27, 2011
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate.
Description: Bill introduced by the Texas Senate relating to deadlines for the Railroad Commission of Texas to review certain applications for surface coal mining operation permits.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1295, Chapter 442

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1295, Chapter 442

Date: June 17, 2011
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate.
Description: Bill introduced by the Texas Senate relating to the mining and reclamation of certain land previously affected by surface coal mining operations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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