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Grain elevator
Grain elevator
Resource Typeimage
TitleGrain elevator
Coverage / Yearc. 1920
DescriptionA farmer's elevator in Cooksville, Illinois has wooden siding on all sides. A fence leads to this elevator, which has a shingled roof.
InterpretationGrain elevators were often located near railroads for easy loading of train cars, which could carry grain to market.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities;
Learning Standards16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Economics; 18 Social Systems;
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.; Walters, William D, Jr., 1942-
Other ContributorsHartzold, Susan
Koos, Greg, 1949-
LaBounty, Bill
SourceExtra images from 'Just Corn: The Amaizing Story', museum exhibit, 1997
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn; Grain elevators; Fences; Farmers; Farming
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 Identifiermch0375 - Digital Images Master CD - museum archives
CONTENTdm file name500120562002_mch0375.jpg
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