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Map, McLean County Railroads in 1900
Map, McLean County Railroads in 1900
Resource Typeimage
TitleMap, McLean County Railroads in 1900
Coverage / Year1900
DescriptionThis is a map of McLean County railroads and grain elevators in 1900.
InterpretationBy 1900, railroads had extended to southern and southeast McLean County. In addition, every town in the county had a grain elevator because of the high emphasis on agriculture.
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; Maps; Grain elevators; Railroads
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 Identifiermch0263; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 4:7, p. 45
CONTENTdm file name8594517732002_mch0263.jpg
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