Light on the Farm with Coleman Lanterns

Coleman lanterns played a vital role before rural electrification.

Coleman Lanterns for the Farm
This group of six lanterns spans more than a century of Coleman lantern production. From left: the first Coleman lantern model produced, 1905; a poultry house lantern, produced between 1921-26; a Model 237, 1941; a Model 427, 1926-30; a Model 220 military lantern, 1943; and a Model 200A, in production from 1952-83. 
Photo By Fred Hendricks