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1. Interior of a Pullman Car Interior of a Pullman Car McLean County, Illinois; Transportation; Industry; Railroad passenger cars; Railroads; Furniture; Trains The Pullman dining car is decorated with elaborate furniture, curtains and carpeting.

2. Kickapoo Grand Village Monument Kickapoo Grand Village Monument McLean County, Illinois; Kickapoo Nation; Monuments & memorials; Indians of North America; A historical marker was placed at the site of the Grand Village of the Kickapoo in Ellsworth, Illinois, by the McLean County Historical Society in 1905.

3. James Wilson Jessee James Wilson Jessee McLean County, Illinois; Civil War; Soldiers; Farmers; Farming A veteran of the Civil War, James Wilson Jessee worked as a farmhand after the war.

4. Cornbelt Bank Building, Bloomington, Illinois (detail) Cornbelt Bank Building, Bloomington, Illinois (detail) McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Banks; After the great Bloomington fire of 1900, the Cornbelt Bank was rebuilt and featured corn ears on the pilaster capitals.

5. Tile Corn Crib Tile Corn Crib McLean County, Illinois; Tiles; Corn cribs; Construction This oval corn crib was built of hollow building tile.

6. Tile Silo Tile Silo McLean County, Illinois; Tiles; Silos; Storage facilities; Silage Marvin Hougham stands next to a tile silo built about 1920 by his father.

7. Harvesting Corn on Funk Trust Farm Harvesting Corn on Funk Trust Farm McLean County, Illinois; Granaries; Combines (Agricultural machinery); Harvesting machinery; Corn A Cat Challenger grain cart and combine work in a cornfield on Funk Trust Farm near Shirley, Illinois, in October 1995.

8. Mature corn near Shirley Mature corn near Shirley McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Fences This mature cornfield is on the Funk Trust Farm near Shirley, Illinois, in September 1995.

9. Adjusting belt on combine in October 1995 Adjusting belt on combine in October 1995 McLean County, Illinois; Combines (Agricultural machinery); Harvesting machinery; Maintenance & repair; Corn Darrell Beehn, Jr. adjusts a belt on a John Deere 4400 combine in October 1995.

10. Delivering grain at Shirley elevator Delivering grain at Shirley elevator McLean County, Illinois; Farms; Corn; Grain elevators; Transportation; Tractors Darrell Beehn, Jr. delivers grain to the elevator near Shirley, Illinois, in the fall of 1995.

11. Hauling corn to Shirley elevator Hauling corn to Shirley elevator McLean County, Illinois; Farms; Corn; Grain elevators; Transportation; Mailboxes Darrell Beehn, Jr. hauls grain to the elevator near Shirley, Illinois, in the fall of 1995.

12. Corn head on John Deere combine Corn head on John Deere combine McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Combines (Agricultural machinery); Harvesting machinery; The corn head of a 9600 John Deere combine during the 1995 harvest.

13. Loading seed into corn planter Loading seed into corn planter McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Tractors Darrell Beehn Jr. loads Pioneer seed into an International 400 Cycle planter near Shirley, Illinois. Darrell Beehn Sr. stands beside the planter.

14. Combining corn Combining corn McLean County, Illinois; Combines (Agricultural machinery); Corn; Harvesting machinery; In a John Deere 4400 combine, Darrell Beehn harvests corn near Shirley, Illinois, in September 1995.

15. Moving corn to elevator Moving corn to elevator McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Barns; Swine; Farms; Transportation; Tractors With a barn in the background, a tractor pulls two wagons of grain to an elevator on the Beehn hog farm in the fall of 1995.

16. Moving corn from combine to wagon Moving corn from combine to wagon McLean County, Illinois; Tractors; Corn; Granaries; A Cat Challenger grain cart and 9600 John Deere tractor harvest corn near Shirley, Illinois, in October 1995.

17. High density corn planting High density corn planting McLean County, Illinois; Corn This modern cornfield shows narrow rows and high plant density.

18. Chisel Plowing Chisel Plowing McLean County, Illinois; Chisels & mallets; Plowing; Plows; A 45 Cat Challenger pulls a Landall plow in a cornfield early in the season.

19. Preparing corn planter Preparing corn planter McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Farming; Farmers; Tractors Harold Smith prepares a John Deere 16 row planter in the spring of 1995.

20. Excess corn stored outside elevator Excess corn stored outside elevator McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Storage facilities; Silos When grain elevators and silos were full due to a bumper crop or better technology, excess corn would sometimes be piled on the ground for temporary storage.
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