- McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library
This drain tile was made of clay and used for drainage of fields. It has a flat bottom and is 2-4 inches in diameter. Early tiles had flat bottoms and were 2-4 inches in diameter, but they soon increased in size and had rounded bottoms to help drain fields. Tiles were mass produced in local factories. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History. 15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems.
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