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Dorland's Saw Mill and Tile Factory
Dorland's Saw Mill and Tile Factory
Resource Typeimage
TitleDorland's Saw Mill and Tile Factory
Coverage / Yearc. 1887
DescriptionThis drawing shows the residence, sawmill, and tile factory of Joseph Dorland in Randolph Township.
InterpretationThe steam engine for this small tile factory did double duty by serving the tile factory in the summer and the sawmill in the winter. The downdraft kilns were used for firing the tile.
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; Steam engines; Tiles; Drainage; Kilns
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0262; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 4:6, p. 44
CONTENTdm file name5934517732002_mch0262.jpg
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