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Hauling corn to Shirley elevator
Hauling corn to Shirley elevator
Resource Typeimage
TitleHauling corn to Shirley elevator
Coverage / Year1995
DescriptionDarrell Beehn, Jr. hauls grain to the elevator near Shirley, Illinois, in the fall of 1995.
InterpretationBecause of diminising railroads, ground transportation was necessary for transporting grain.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities
Learning Standards13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Economics; 16 History; 17 Geography;
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; Farms; Corn; Grain elevators; Transportation; Mailboxes
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 Identifiermch0366; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 8:16, p. 122
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