These 7 Rare Photos Show Illinois’ Farming History Like Never Before

Even before Illinois was officially a state, farms and fields were set up all across our land. Our relationship with planting the soil and harvesting it is documented in these 10 rare photos you have to see. To truly understand this state, you have to go back and take a look at our farming history.

Scroll on to uncover images from the past that will show scenes from the state’s farming industry over time. Check them out:

For more state history, check out 10 of the oldest photos taken in Illinois.

Do you have any old photos of Illinois’ farming history? Share your finds with us in the comments below!