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Illinois Central Railroad, Construction
Illinois Central Railroad, Construction
Resource Typeimage
TitleIllinois Central Railroad, Construction
Coverage / Year1850 to 1860
DescriptionThe construction of three railroads in the 1850s, including this picture of the Illinois Central Railroad, altered the relationship of the corn farm with the world outside McLean County, Illinois.
InterpretationThe construction of three railroads in the 1850s, including this picture of the Illinois Central Railroad, altered the relationship of the corn farm with the world outside McLean County, Illinois.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History
Learning Standards15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.
Other ContributorsWalters, William D, Jr., 1942-
Source'The Heart of the Cornbelt: An Illustrated History of Corn Farming in McLean County,' by William D. Walters Jr.; ISBN 0-943788-15-3 (1997)
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; railroads; Railroad construction & maintenance;
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
Resource Identifiermch0239; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 2:16, p. 28
CONTENTdm file name906511632002_mch0239.jpg
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