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Delivering grain at Shirley elevator
Delivering grain at Shirley elevator
Resource Typeimage
TitleDelivering grain at Shirley elevator
Coverage / Year1995
DescriptionDarrell Beehn, Jr. delivers grain to the elevator near Shirley, Illinois, in the fall of 1995.
InterpretationBecause of the diminishing of railroads, ground transportation was necessary for transporting grain.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; American Communities in History
Learning Standards13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Economics; 16 History; 17 Geography;
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; Farms; Corn; Grain elevators; Transportation; Tractors
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.
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Resource Identifiermch0367; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 8:17, p. 123
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