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Map, McLean County Railroads in 1900
Map, McLean County Railroads in 1900
Resource Typeimage
TitleMap, McLean County Railroads in 1900
Coverage / Year1900
DescriptionThis is a map of McLean County railroads and grain elevators in 1900.
InterpretationBy 1900, railroads had extended to southern and southeast McLean County. In addition, every town in the county had a grain elevator because of the high emphasis on agriculture.
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; Maps; Grain elevators; Railroads
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 Identifiermch0263; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 4:7, p. 45
CONTENTdm file name8594517732002_mch0263.jpg
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