Saturday, December 15, 2012

Coal Oil Lamp and Dinner Set

It is not that I am so old as to remember using all of these items, I just grew up in one of the last areas to become industrialized in the United States. We often used hurricane or coal oil lamps for light in the summer when the electricity would go off. Rather than being front page news, a loss of power was a regular occurrence and we simply switched over to kerosene and brought out the candles. We still have a few of the lamps in our cupboards, just in case...

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