• Creator
  • McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill
  • Created Date
  • 7-18-00
  • Description
  • When grain elevators and silos were full due to a bumper crop or better technology, excess corn would sometimes be piled on the ground for temporary storage. Corn yields increased rapidly in the 1950s and 1960s. Even high-rise reinforced concrete elevators cannot always handle the crop. How we learn about communities. 13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Economics; 16 History.
  • Format
  • Mch0352.jpg