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Drag Roller
Drag Roller
Resource Typeimage
TitleDrag Roller
Coverage / Yearc. 1880
DescriptionThis drawing shows a drag roller, a rotating cylinder on one end and a hitch on the other.
InterpretationFarmers used drag rollers to break up clods and help level the fields before planting.
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; Sketches; Corn
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 Identifiermch0243; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 3:3, p. 31.
CONTENTdm file name968521632002_mch0243.jpg
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