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Map, McLean County Railroads in 1860
Map, McLean County Railroads in 1860
Resource Typeimage
TitleMap, McLean County Railroads in 1860
Coverage / Year1860
DescriptionThis map shows the path of railroads through McLean County in 1860.
InterpretationRailroads cut through northern and southern McLean County in 1860, connecting the county to Chicago and Springfield. The railroad allowed farmers to more easily transport grain to areas outside the county.
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; Railroads; Maps; Townships
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0240; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 2:17, p. 29
CONTENTdm file name281521632002_mch0240.jpg
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