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Farmer's Elevator
Farmer's Elevator
Resource Typeimage
TitleFarmer's Elevator
Coverage / Yearc. 1920
DescriptionA farmer's elevator in Cooksville, Illinois, has siding on all sides. A fence leads to the elevator, which has a shingled roof.
InterpretationGrain elevators were often located near railroads for easy loading into train cars, which could carry grain to larger markets.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities;
Learning Standards16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Economics; 18 Social Systems;
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.; Walters, William D, Jr., 1942-
Other ContributorsHartzold, Susan
Koos, Greg, 1949-
LaBounty, Bill
SourceExtra images from 'Just Corn: The Amaizing Story', museum exhibit, 1997
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn; Grain elevators; Fences; Farmers; Farming
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 Identifiermch0411 - Digital Images Master CD - museum archives
CONTENTdm file name4063619462002_mch0411.jpg
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