• Creator
  • McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill
  • Created Date
  • 7-18-00
  • Description
  • This map shows the path of railroads through McLean County in 1860. Railroads cut through northern and southern McLean County in 1860, connecting the county to Chicago and Springfield. The railroad allowed farmers to more easily transport grain to areas outside the county. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History. 15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems.
  • Format
  • Mch0240.jpg