John Z. Burkett Family Folk Art
These handmade wood & metal folk-art models
were given to me in the mid-1970s by my friend
john z. burkett, who told me they were given to him as a child
as mementos of the family coal & coke business
in western pennsylvania.
donated to the Heinz History Center on March 27, 2014.
Coke ovens w/ larry(sp?) car
Coal hopper car
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