Orphan boys shoveling coal, Fairfield, ca. 1900


Orphan Boys shoveling coal from a train coal car to a wagon at Good Will Home, an orphanage in Hinckley, Fairfield.

The boys moved the coal from the railroad siding on campus to the campus buildings that were heated by coal.

Good Will Home was founded in 1889.

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