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Dumping corn into pit before drying
Dumping corn into pit before drying
Resource Typeimage
TitleDumping corn into pit before drying
Coverage / Year1995
DescriptionAl Bateman dumps havested grain from his truck into a pit before drying.
InterpretationThe use of a combine, which picks, shells, and pulverizes the cobs, reduces the need for corn cribs where ears were stored.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities
Learning Standards13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Economics;
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; Harvesting; Trucks; Holes;
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0364; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 8:14, p. 120
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