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Metal Wheeled Tractor
Metal Wheeled Tractor
Resource Typeimage
TitleMetal Wheeled Tractor
Coverage / Yearc. 1930
DescriptionThree farmers in overalls look over the engine of a metal wheeled tractor in the 1930s as a well-dressed man sits on the machine with a jug.
InterpretationMuch of the early debate on tractors centered on the question of rubber vs. metal wheels.
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; Tractors; Farmers; Farming; Wheels
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0335; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 7:9, p. 96
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