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.
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