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Bringing corn to the elevator in the 1950s
Bringing corn to the elevator in the 1950s
Resource Typeimage
TitleBringing corn to the elevator in the 1950s
Coverage / Yearc. 1950
DescriptionSeveral full grain trucks line the street on their way to the grain elevator.
InterpretationBy the 1950s, trucks completely dominated farm to elevator journeys -- instead of railroads -- in McLean County.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities
Learning Standards13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Economics; 16 History;
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; Grain elevators; Trucks
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Resource Identifiermch0351; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 8:1, p. 109
CONTENTdm file name2967182532002_mch0351.jpg
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