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Laying Tile About 1940
Laying Tile About 1940
Resource Typeimage
TitleLaying Tile About 1940
Coverage / Yearc. 1940
DescriptionWorkers lay drainage tile in a trench of a field about 1940.
InterpretationThe tile laid here are larger in size than those placed in 1880, but the process is the same. The vast underground network of tiles in McLean County greatly helped corn grow.
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; Tiles; Drainage;
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0260; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 4:4, p. 43
CONTENTdm file name1094517732002_mch0260.jpg
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