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Waterloo in Monroe County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Twin City Thresher

Circa 1919

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Twin City Thresher Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, December 4, 2021
1. Twin City Thresher Marker
Inscription.  
Manufactured by the Minneapolis Steel & Machinery Co. Separating the grain from the chaff and stalk via the threshing machine was one of agriculture's greatest advancements. Threshing machines enabled the U.S. to become the greatest producer and exporter of grain in the world.

Donated by Ronnie & Susie Brinkmann
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
 
Location. 38° 19.549′ N, 90° 9.069′ W. Marker is in Waterloo, Illinois, in Monroe County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Elaine Drive and Cathy Lane, on the left when traveling south. Located at the Monroe County Historical Museum. 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 (here, next to this marker); Sears Roebuck Handiman Jr. Walk-Behind Tractor (here, next to this marker); John Deere Two Bottom Plow - Model 49C (a few steps from this marker); James Moore Cabin
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Corn Stalk Cutter (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bellefontaine House (about 400 feet away); The Bellefontaine Bridge (about 400 feet away); La Belle Fontaine (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterloo.
 
Twin City Thresher image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, December 4, 2021
2. Twin City Thresher
 
 
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 191 times since then and 23 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.

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