Waterloo in Monroe County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
John Deere Two Bottom Plow - Model 49C
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John Deere revolutionized farming with the introduction of his steel plow in 1837, which replaced fragile and inefficient wood and cast-iron models. In 1875, The John Deere Co. introduced the riding sulky plow, which eliminated the slow and tedious work of walking behind the plow.
Donated by John Meier
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1927.
Location. 38° 19.56′ N, 90° 9.071′ W. Marker is in Waterloo, Illinois, in Monroe County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Elaine Drive and Cathy Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 724 Elaine Dr, Waterloo IL 62298, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. International Harvester Horse-Drawn Hay Tedder (a few steps from this marker); Sears Roebuck Handiman Jr. Walk-Behind Tractor (a few steps from this marker); Twin City Thresher (a few steps from this marker); James Moore Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Bellefontaine House La Belle Fontaine (about 400 feet away); Corn Stalk Cutter (about 400 feet away); The Bellefontaine Bridge (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterloo.
More about this marker. Location is the Monroe Co History Meseum
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.