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I will be up as soon as possible

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Scene during Wellington coal shortage]

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.
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

Brownwood Ice Company

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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinsdale & Bryant
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Impacts of energy developments on the Texas Transportation System infrastructure

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."
Date: October 2011
Creator: Prozzi, Jolanda; Grebenschikov, Sergey; Banerjee, Ambarish & Prozzi, Jorge Alberto
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas energy sector: past and future

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."
Date: December 2011
Creator: Prozzi, Jolanda; Dumais, Ashley; Cline, Mike; Loftus-Otway, Lisa & Seaborne, Eleanor
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[KCS Train Engine]

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."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

Texas Islitas Quadrangle: Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Islitas, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, water bodies, boundaries, railroads, roads and highways, ranches, abandoned coal mines, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Bruner, C. A.; Moore, J. C.; Drouet, A.; McKibben, T. H.; Worthington, J. P.; Kenda, P. et al.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Fuel Produced From Lignite.

Description: Patent for the process by which fuel is created from lignite coal.
Date: March 16, 1891
Creator: Edelmann, Albert
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department