Getting Coal & Water for the Steam Engine

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Getting Coal & Water for the Steam Engine,

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Coal and water had to be hauled to the engine, which could be hard to manage. Each farmer furnished his own coal with a trip to the coal mine. One man furnished the water, which had to be pumped - from rivers, or creeks; windmills weren't sufficient to supply enough.