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Armour's Warehouse, Williams Street, Seneca, La Salle County, IL



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B&W Photos

HB443413
North Facade Of Elevator And Adjoining Corn Crib, Looking Southwest

HB443414
Looking West Along Canal To The Grain Elevator In Seneca

HB443415
Historic Photograph (ca


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Item Title


Location
Williams Street, Seneca, IL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IL-25
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-8).
Building/structure dates: 1862 initial construction
Significance: Armour's Warehouse is the largest and oldest of the remaining grain elevators on the Illinois and Michigan Canal. Grain elevators such as this one served as storage facilities for grain brought by local farmers for shipment on the I & M Canal and, later, on the railroad.

Subjects
Grain Elevators


Related Names
Armour, John
Rulison, Nelson
Griswold, Guyc
Hogan, Martin J.
Dunn, John R.
Neilson, Howard


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. NORTH FACADE OF ELEVATOR AND ADJOINING CORN CRIB, LOOKING SOUTHWEST. Photograph by Jet Lowe, HAER, 1986.
2. LOOKING WEST ALONG CANAL TO THE GRAIN ELEVATOR IN SENECA. Photograph by Jet Lowe, HAER, 1986.
3. HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPH (CA. 1912) OF GRAIN ELEVATOR (RIGHT) AND ONE-STORY OFFICE (LEFT); LOOKING SOUTHWEST. Photographer unknown.


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